I’m just a kid!

The other night my 10-year-old daughter was showing me a poem she had written on her school iPad along with some stories she had started. She asked me what she should write about and I half-jokingly asked her if she would like to write something for Wenatchee Mom Blog. She thought that was a great […]

How to (un)make a picky eater

One night at dinner last week, we put a small serving of green beans on each of our children’s dinner plates. Our two youngest ate their veggies along with turkey and mashed potatoes. Our oldest ate everything but the green stuff. Then he politely asked to be excused. “Not until you eat your green beans,” […]

5 steps to a healthy smile

Instilling proper dental hygiene habits at a young age can be difficult. Between the biting, screaming and flossing, the battle seems lost before it even begins. However, the importance of proper oral care is crucial to the health of your child’s mouth. It is essential that your children create good habits when they are young, […]

December reflections

I’m curious if there are any older moms like me out there reading Wenatchee Mom Blog. When I first approached Kelli Scott about writing for it, she said something like I could write about how sad it is to have an empty nest. I think she was being facetious but I gave an emphatic “no” […]

A trip to the museum

It’s the bleak midwinter and my two girls are restless: short days, gray skies, cabin fever setting in. Thank goodness for the museum. Earlier this week, a friend and I took our kids to the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center. They’ve got this hands-on children’s activity room upstairs called Coyote’s Corner and right now the shelves are […]

Breathe – only two more days

First of all, this picture made me laugh out loud. Second of all, you can now begin to breathe again – it’s finally Thursday and the weekend is in sight. Check out some of these events that are happening this weekend! Winterfest is kicking off this weekend in Lake Chelan. Take the whole family for […]