Author Archives: saralogston

About saralogston

I live in the Pacific Northwest with my family of 4 and extended family. I have been a stay-at-home mom for the past 11 years but I am currently transitioning back to work part time. My interests are healthy living, saving money, knitting and cooking.

August 2017 Total Solar Eclipse – Facts for Kids and Adults that Failed Science Class

The anticipated “Great American Eclipse” is fast approaching but lately I have found myself ill prepared to answer questions about the epic event.  What a great opportunity to teach kids about science and model being a life-long-learner at the same … Continue reading

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Crunchy Mammas Avoid Phthalates

Phthalates are found in hundreds of products including plastic baby toys, personal care products, air fresheners, dryer sheets, scented plug-ins, dish soaps, bathroom cleaners and window cleaners.They are pretty much everywhere including that blue box of Mac & cheese your kids love so much. Continue reading

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The Screen Time Struggle

My husband and I are just as addicted to technology as our kids.  We all are so used to being entertained that we have lost a sense of family and community.   Continue reading

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Balancing Safety and Freedom

He was across a street, around a corner and a couple houses down before I found him in someone’s garage checking out their car.  “car car” he muttered as he circled the vehicle.  This was not the first time Jaxon had made a run for it and it certainly was not the last.  He kept me in shape those few years. Continue reading

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Keep Cool, Hydrated and Happy

Beat the heat and keep your family cool, hydrated and happy this summer
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Father’s Day – Rant and Research

Sunday was Do Over Day in our house since our first Father’s Day was a total disaster this year.  If you are confused refer to my last Father’s Day post I wrote on June 5th.  I put much thought into this … Continue reading

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Take a Deep Breath – Advice for Parents of Preteens

If you’re the parent of a preteen and you haven’t had a mental breakdown yet, you are doing fabulous.  I have two boys ages 10 and 11.  Keeping cool when you are faced with so much negativity and family turbulance … Continue reading

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Happy Monday, I am all Fucked up Already this Week! 

Yesterday I told everyone including my husband, father-in-law and sister that it was Father’s Day all day.  It really crept up on me this year.  Jaxon, my youngest was perplexed and guilty that we had nothing special planned. I offered … Continue reading

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The Road to Serenity

“Motherhood took away a large peice of who I thought I was and replaced it with a deeper peace and sense of destiny.” Continue reading

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