As we sat eating our PB&Js yesterday, my son looked at me and asked, quizzically, “What’s your creature power, Mom?” My first thought was, “Crap, my kid is watching too much Wild Kratts.” (If you’re not as intimately familiar with PBS Kids programming as I am, this show follows the adventures of the Kratt Brothers […]
Author Archive | Sarah Darcey-Martin
Some people look for the arrival of poppies, hummingbirds, or baseball to tell them spring is here. I look to the farmers markets. Each week, I excitedly await my market visit to see if my favorite seasonal produce has arrived. Local farmers markets may be at their peak in mid-summer, but spring is my favorite time […]
We used to hike a lot. Every weekend we would flip through our favorite hiking book and check out one of the many trails in this beautiful place we call home. But after we had kids it always seemed too inconvenient, or the timing was off, or the kids had to nap, or… “Hiking” doesn’t […]
This post contains affiliate links, but all content was organically curated.o, as I do in many aspects of my life, I turned to books for guidance. The week following the march I did some research, asked my sister (who’s a first grade teacher), and picked the brain of our awesome local children’s librarian.
Last week I broke one of the cardinal rules of motherhood: “Mom must never get sick” Like most moms, I don’t have the time, energy, or luxury to get sick. And like usual I resisted, protested, denied…but when it hit me, I was no match for this sickness. Was it the flu? Another nasty virus? […]
I’ve always loved the idea of the “New Year’s Resolution” – starting anew with a clean slate, a fresh beginning, endless possibilities. But, let’s get real: by the third week of January, I’ve usually broken the promise, failed the goal, or cheated on the diet. This year, it will be different. This year, I’m gonna […]