Lice, What’s the Truth?

There is NOTHING WORSE than having an itchy scalp. (ok, I can think of a few worse things, but it’s definitely “up there”) I’m not talking about dry scalp or dandruff or build up that itches, but the feeling that you’re dealing with something more…sinister. More…taboo. Yup, I’m talking lice here. The creepy crawly bugs and their eggs (nits) that mysteriously make their way onto yours or your child’s head. Something that blows my mind and something that ALL lice experts agree on is that you can only get them from SOMEBODY. My question is, okaaaay…but how did that first person get it?!

The life cycle of head lice
Lice Lifecycle – Borrowed from LiceLadies.com
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Baby #2, we’re due!

Baby secrets…I HATE keeping them. I hated keeping them for our first baby and the second one is even harder. I’m don’t know if it’s because we’re in the midst of a global pandemic and everything is SO different this time around or because I don’t have my mom to spill the news to this time or what, but it was HARD to keep this secret for the “requisite” 13 weeks. Much harder to go almost 20 weeks with zipped lips! But ya’ll, I am CRAVING that human connection. Did you guys know that husbands can’t go into your appointments with you unless you luck out and your OBGYN office allows them in for the sonogram? Totally get it, I do…but it’s hard. On both of us.

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Easter 2020! A Quarantine Experiment

We had a very different Easter this year as did the rest of the world, I’m sure! We typically never spend it at our own home with only our immediate family, we usually are visiting Neil’s family in Bastrop, TX, or mine in Houston, TX. While we so missed our fun family time, it really was nice to get a couple of our own family traditions rolling.

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LARGE BATCH Chocolate Chip Cookies

My husband, Neil, comes from a LARGE family with eight kids. This made it a requirement to make sure snack time is plentiful and also budget-friendly. Chocolate Chip Cookies are an All-American classic! Here’s our take on the classic recipe!

I had heard about this family recipe for YEARS before we got our hands on it and how it was the perfect chewy chocolate chip cookie recipe. It could also feed a crowd, or in our case…two rather indulgent adults and a Chococrazy three-year-old for a week or two.

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