Category: Life beyond parenting

There are some things that have nothing to do with the kids, right

When you are Sleep Challenged

“I participated in an Ambassador program on behalf of Influence Central for Pernix Therapeutics. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation.” I posted about some sleep strategies that I would be trying to help me get a better nights sleep in an earlier post and doing things like shutting off devices and lowering lights helped slow… Read more →

Chevy Shop Social for Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Foundation

For the next few days I will be rolling around in this beast shopping for a Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Foundation fundraiser with Chevy Shop Social Portland and  I know what you are thinking, Wait What now? Let me Explain. On Thursday May 21 at 6 PM at Pioneer Square we will be holding a raffle of great local items gathered… Read more →

A little give to balance the take

That elusive idea of balance seems to never be realized in our house. Balance between work and play, family and community, free time and responsibilities is always tipped in one direction or the other. Then we overcompensate tossing the other end of the teeter totter flying into the air and out of balance all over again. The latest iteration of this… Read more →