Author Archive for Mrs. Hopscotch


Eczema & Food Allergies

Since he was 7 weeks old Mr. Hop has been battling eczema. While he has had some dry spots on his back, arms, and legs, the worst of the eczema has been focused on his cheeks. It started with just a little bit of redness on his cheeks at 7 weeks, which completely spiraled out […]


Update: Helmets for Flat Heads

A while back I shared the start of our journey with helmets for our twins to correct their overly flat heads. That was such a tough time – tough to decide to go through with the helmets, tough to power through with having them wear the helmets both while out and about and at home. […]


Easy Zucchini Noodles

Earlier this year all I was hearing about were “spiralizers” and the ability to turn ordinary vegetables into wild and crazy spirals – oh the fun! I specifically heard a lot about zucchini noodles or “zoodles” as they’re called. When my sister gifted us a spiralizer for Christmas I couldn’t wait to try it out! Miss H […]


Suburban vs. City Life

Last spring when we found out we were going to have two new additions to our family, we immediately put our city home on the market in order to seek out extra space in the suburbs. At the time it didn’t feel like a difficult decision because we were so overwhelmed and overloaded at the […]


Hopscotch Garden Update

It has been a little over a month since we planted our little garden and I thought it would be fun to report back, as what looked fairly sparse in the beginning is now insanely wild and yielding fresh produce and herbs for us! As you can see, things have definitely sprouted since we planted the […]


Cutting back on paper towels

We’re not necessarily the “greenest” family on the block – three young kids and two busy careers means we often have to choose convenience over conservation. However, we try our best where we can. One simple “fix” for us has been to vastly eliminate the number of paper towels we go through. For cleaning the house we use old […]


Swing Set for a Small Yard

This spring we decided that getting a swing set for our backyard would be a great addition for our family. We can’t always take Miss H to the park; the closest one is about a half a mile from our house, just far enough to where Miss H can’t do the full walk without being […]

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