Aruba: The Butterfly Farm

Aruba: The Butterfly Farm

  If you search things for kids to do in Aruba, then the butterfly farm will surely emerge in every search. Be ready to be underwhelmed in a good way. The Aruba Butterfly Farm consists of a small house that looks like three rooms: the office, supplies, and a tiny...
Ugly Mommy!

Ugly Mommy!

Until I became ill at 38 years of age, my average weight had been 140 lbs. A bowel resection later, 13 additional procedures including 3 laparoscopies, a total hysterectomy, and multiple hormone treatments to combat endometriosis, my weight soared to 170 lbs. Add to...
Allergies: Life Saving Pack

Allergies: Life Saving Pack

I don’t like having to carry my “life saver” pack, but, for me, it is a fact of life much like breathing. Despite the fact that the pack takes up 1/3 of most of my purses, I don’t leave home without it because I love my daughter and an ounce of prevention is worth a...
Living without Fear! Baby A and Mommy

Living without Fear!
Baby A and Mommy

Aruba: Living without fear!

Growing up all I ever heard my mother say was that if I ever attempted something new or different it would lead to my death. No, I’m not kidding! I heard the message loud and clear—living was not an option because it would surely lead to death. All aspects of her...