NuGo Bars Review and Giveaway

nugo nutrition bars

Today the mail carrier brought me this incredible selection of NuGo Dark Chocolate nutrition bars.  I am already quite familiar with the Chocolate Pretzel variety.  That is my breakfast most work days.  It is easy to throw in my work bag and it is so good, it makes me happy. The combination of the sweet ...

Abby’s new American Girl Doll

abby and american girl

Last month, when I found out my son has Alopecia Areata, I reached out to my friends at American Girl to see if they had images of the new wigless dolls that were not stock photos- images of little girls with no hair who were loving their dolls.  Not yet, they said, but would you ...

Unexpected Parenting News, continued- and I went shopping, of course.

baldbarbie

Yesterday I shared with you some new words in my vocabulary: Alopecia Areata.  I did what many of my friends would do- I started poking around online.  Shopping is therapeutic- but this was a different kind of shopping for me. It's funny- looking around online - Bratz and Moxie Girlz both have dolls out with bald heads.  Moxie ...

Unexpected News as a Mom- How do you handle it?

Alopecia Areata

Earlier this week, I noticed a bald spot on my almost 5 year old son's head.  His friend had pulled his hair the day before...there wasn't even mention of it to me, or his friends mom.  It was kind of matter of fact.  Right after I took this photo, my little guy looked up at ...