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underwear

What’s That Under There? Underwear!

Women’s bodies go through some miraculous transformations during pregnancy, birth and postpartum. I can’t tell you how many different types of undergarments I owned. I think a lot of us underestimate the importance of...
best car

How To Choose The Best Car For Your Family

It's so hard to choose the best car for your family because we spend A LOT of time in our cars! It’s not just for driving anymore.  The inside of my vehicle is my sanctuary. I...
foster mom

The Hard Truth About Living In Limbo

Hey Mamas! I wanted to start writing for the Orange County Moms Blog from time to time to share my foster mom journey – the good, the bad, and the messy crying. I want...
garage sale

How To Have An Awesome Garage Sale

Maybe your garage is getting too full to park your car in. Maybe you keep seeing clutter all over your home. Or maybe you are just needing some extra cash. There are definite benefits...

Baby Gear, Is It Really For the Baby?

Somehow I ended up with 13 strollers, 9 baby carriers, 3 dozen baby blankets and more diaper bags than the whole Kardashian clan would need. “How many kids do you have?” I get asked...

My Battle Call – Hearing Loss Advocate

I am the mother of two children born with hearing loss. I decided to write about our journey navigating through this process on my blog, My Battle Call, and my Facebook Page. Our family chooses cochlear...
Smith-Magenis Syndrome

Who Are The Unsung Heroes Of Special Needs Kids? Siblings

They didn't ask for it. None of us did really. We thought we were doing good by our daughter by providing her with a sibling six weeks after her 3rd birthday. And then, less...
camp erin

Camp Erin Orange County: Providing Hope And Healing After Loss

Did you know there is a grief camp for children here in Orange County? When you hear the words “grief camp,” you might not associate that with fun, laughter, and friendship. But those are the...

Side Hustle :: Every Woman Has One

Women are multi-taskers.  Before I had my little ones, I had a full-time job that required me to be in the office Monday through Friday, 45-50 hours a week.  As if that wasn’t enough,...
Fat doesn't care anaheim moms blog

Fat Doesn’t Care

I read an article a few months ago called "Strength Doesn't Care". It was a GREAT article for me because the gist of the article was that strength doesn't care what your excuse may...
princesses

Princesses Aren’t So Bad Afterall

I don’t mind my girls wanting to be princesses, not anymore. I consider myself a feminist.  A woman should be so much more than a pretty lady wearing a corseted dress waiting for her prince...
yelling

Yelling is the NEW Spanking

How often do you find yourself YELLING at your kids? Are you asking your kids to do something more than four or five times before you lose it and start your yelling? Are you...
Calories

Counting Calories – Does it REALLY Work?

Everyone ALWAYS asks - Does counting calories actually work? The short and long answer is YES! Doesn't it make sense that you would need to know the total of the most important factor in fat loss...
when your stepchild hates you

When Your Stepchild Hates You

When your stepchild hates you and there's nothing you can do but take it - it hurts.  I have four children.  One of them is not mine biologically.  But whenever anyone asks how many children...