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The New US…And A Big Thank YOU

Has it really been since last spring that Heidi and I put pen to paper, or rather fingers to keyboard and shared a little slice of our world with you all? It appears so! Needless to say, it's been a busy summer and fall.  As the wonderful families we help, and the...

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Turkey Taco Spaghetti Squash Boats

A girlfriend of mine posted a meal she made on her Instagram account about a week ago and my curiosity was piqued about the concept of using halves of spaghetti squash (one of my winter favorites)  to basically make a giant taco bowl…it also looked delicious!  We are...

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Oh #@%*, not the “F” Word!!!!????

Sooner or later a kiddo is bound to come home from school with a sampling of some less than ideal language. Most likely the first time they hear the word/words they won’t even necessarily know what they mean, which hopefully gives you a chance to get ahead of the...

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Searching for Those Signs of Spring!

Yesterday marked the first day of Spring for 2017 and here in Denver the past two weeks have been an incredible prelude to the new season with lots of big blue skies and temperatures pushing the upper 70’s on many days. I keep waiting for the other shoe to drop, where...

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Knowing When To Ask for Help…I Keep Forgetting!!!

So here I am, writing my Tutus and Trucks blog, working with Heidi everyday providing sitters and nannies for families, yet what do I do again? I let myself fall down the rabbit-hole of feeling like I need to “do it all”–on my own. Of all people, I probably shouldn’t...

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The Struggle is Real!

As working parents we all the know the struggle is real! Whether you in the middle of a phone call with your boss or a client it is always the time when you children decide they need you in the most urgent way! This BBC live interview is the most hilarious example of...

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What’s for Dinner?

I feel like the question “what am I making for dinner?” consumes most of my days! I love to eat truly delicious dinners that make everyone happy. A friend recently recommended Cheeseburger Quesadillas, from the RealSimple website, and we are trying them tonight. I’ll...

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Bittersweet Transitions 🙂

As a parent, it’s easy to get a little sentimental about those “changing of the guard” kinds of moments, when a child, or your whole family, make that defining leap from one phase to another. A while back I wrote a post called The Last of the Peas , about our youngest...

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