Yesterday we had a daughter we knew had major developmental delays, today we have a daughter with an Intellectual Disability. The last few days have been big days for us in the Donnessey household. Our oldest daughter turned six, graduated kindergarten, we discovered she was about to loose her first tooth, and she was diagnosed with an Intellectual Disability.
Why isn't inclusivity of all types of families, skin colors, eye colors more apparent in children's books? To Barefoot Books it is important and their choosing publicatons that give great examples. The Barefoot Book of Children is such a great book to help explain how there are many kinds of people in this big world we live in. You … Continue reading Barefoot Books Feature
With summer approaching I'd like to share a few on my go-to products I always have stocked in our home and use throughout the season for my myself and my family. I try to choose natural products as much as I can for us, and often I'll even pay a bit more for a product … Continue reading 5 Summer Essentials
It's taco night and I'm whipping up a healthier version this time with these Shrimp and Quinoa Tacos topped with fresh salsa. My whole family loves these so I thought I'd share! First thing I do is create the fresh salsa that I'll top the tacos with. I always make extra of this because it's … Continue reading Shrimp & Quinoa Tacos with Homemade Salsa
A question I often get asked is how mothers can breastfeed in their baby carriers. While this took a bit of time to master myself, it can be a convenient way to feed your babe. First let's touch on some safety tips to remember if your breastfeeding in your baby carrier ALWAYS take the time … Continue reading Breastfeeding in Wraps & Carriers
My week in selfies week ending October 16, 2016. The beginning of our week started out with Thanksgiving, which wasn't our normal Thanksgiving we are used to. As my husband just arrived home after working away for 3 weeks, I was one week in to a new diet a day exercise plan I have started. … Continue reading Selfie Sunday