Brainiac: A Smarter Applesauce Pouch! Let me tell you a tale about finding a smarter applesauce pouch ... When my first child started eating solids, pouches weren't a thing yet. I was so determined to make him the healthiest baby food...
As a busy mom, a business owner, and a yoga and meditation instructor, I find that I am always aware that I could and should be more present with my kids and family. Juggling parenthood and owning a business,...
My mother has always had a wealth of knowledge, even before she told me something that changed my life. I consider her to be my wise sage. Whenever I need advice I call her. Whenever anything ever happens I...
Masks, social distancing, and ticket reservations may make your next visit to the Disneyland Resort a bit different than years past, but what will never change is the magic. Most of us never outgrow the joy of the "Happiest...
Spoiler: The truth about positive parenting is that it's not about hippy, dippy parents raising spoiled “special snowflakes.” Positive parenting has gotten a bad rap. Maybe because it conjures an image of parents walking around with a permanent smile pasted...
Back in December I wrote about that feeling you get when you need a vacation from your vacation. My husband had planned this cozy, COVID-safe little getaway to the mountains and it was every bit as magical as you...
Where To See Fireworks In Orange County Want to know where to see fireworks in Orange County? There are so many places to see fireworks in Orange County.  The OC is FULL of fireworks shows and the great part is...
My last soccer game (not as a soccer mom but as a player) was the week before my doctor confirmed my pregnancy. The appointment was in the morning. I had an indoor game scheduled later that evening, with four...
Postpartum by definition is the 12-week period immediately after you have had your baby. But it is so much more than that, and it is not talked about or prepared for nearly enough. Preparing for postpartum is as important as...
WTH are all these acronyms about?! When I was pregnant, I prepared as best as I could. I read the books. I went to the classes. I avoided soft cheeses (mostly). What I did not prepare for was this new language...
If you follow us on Instagram, you'll have noticed we have a thing for beaches. (And if you don't follow us, head over to find us. It's worth it!) Living in Southern California, we have access to some truly...
There’s no doubt that the global pandemic of 2020/2021 has had challenges (lots of them). But there has been some silver lining and as an eternal optimist, I’m reflecting some of my favorite positive benefits to daily life it...
I know it’s not Mother’s Day anymore, but I love celebrating mamas everyday, because we are the most awesome beings on this planet. I've created a place where mamas connect and celebrate on the daily. I want to highlight...
Before I had children I used to think that when a mom complained about not having enough time to shower that she clearly was being lazy.  Didn't babies sleep all day?  Couldn't she squeeze in a shower when the...

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Tips For Enjoying Night Of Lights OC This Holiday Season

The holiday season is here in Orange County and events for the family are back! From ice skating to tree lightings, Santa visits to...