Finally! Finally finally! I am back! Back to all the things! Tishrei was more relentless this year, and for a few reasons that I’m not gonna get into right now, I was head-down-just-make-it-through-the-day for most of the month. It was very overwhelming and today’s resumption of a more normal and less frenetic routine (though, let’s… Continue reading The Blessing Of Routine
A frequent permissive point I make about living the life of a creative mother is that choosing to serve cereal for dinner is a perfectly valid option. It’s a sort of battle cry for overwhelmed mothers of small children. We are tired, we are beleaguered, we don’t have neither the time nor energy to make… Continue reading Alternatives To Cereal For Dinner
For my entire married life (all seven plus years of it) my husband has had an erratic schedule. Over the years, we developed a system where he would call me when he was ready to head home so I would know when to expect him. The range, on days when he worked a “normal” shift… Continue reading The dinnertime dilemma
This year, I learned a more refined way to describe the phenomenon of picky preschoolers from my son’s nursery school teacher. Instead of calling them “picky eaters,” she says they have “discriminating palates.” Isn’t that nice? After I shared some of the struggles of dinner time at our house, many mothers shared with me that… Continue reading Cute Dinner Trays for Kids – Giveaway!
I have a confession to make: I didn’t menu plan at all in August. Not once. You can imagine me, wandering the aisles of the supermarket aimlessly, with only a list of essentials, without focus and drive. Our dinner situation was less than ideal many times. It was a disaster! Thankfully, my husband is supremely… Continue reading September Menu Plan
Since we’re moving in less than a month (Aaaaahhhhhh!), my June menu plan’s focus is on using up everything that I have in my house. In the fridge, the freezer, the cupboards (I found a ridiculous amount of corn meal. Go figure). I was not looking forward to this inventory of items. At all. I… Continue reading June Menu Plan
Hi! Welcome to Life in the Married Lane! If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting, and enjoy your stay! Okay, so I don’t really celebrate Valentine’s day (something about holidays that start with the word “Saint” and that it’s not so easy to find kosher V-day… Continue reading 5 ways to tell your husband that you love ‘im