Surviving Summer [Guest Post!]

Well, us Erickson’s are out this week, in Moab, UT , climbing and hiking and making s’mores :). Keep up with us on Facebook and Twitter. Guest blogger Katherine Simms is sharing some tips on surviving summer.  Summer is a great time of year. Kids are out of school, the weather is nice, and there is plenty of…

Newborn Chronicles [The tale of a bottle feeding mommy]

Last week I discussed nursing and many of the difficulties there in. But what happens when things never get better? Today my friend Amanda shares her struggle, disappointment, and the eventual freedom she found in the bottle. Simply stated, the journey of deciding how to feed my child culminated in discouragement and frustration. Some could…

How young is too young?

We’ve made the short trek up to Alta the last couple weekends to take the kids skiing. It has been a blast and there were lots of other parents joining us on the endeavor with their kids. All ages, all sizes. Some parents cheered us on, mentioning how they didn’t start their kids till they…