Hey mama! Yes I know I'm looking at the bright side over here, but I am taking on this distance learning task and making it a time to connect with my children.  Before the pandemic, I would wake up frantic...
Pods and learning pods and whether or not to create them is on every parent's mind. In this past week, I've seen the same conversations happening everywhere, what to do with our kids when it comes to school, or lack...
The first day of school is just around the corner for several OC school districts and for many moms including myself, we are filled with emotions. Feelings of frustration, relief, and uncertainty. But if you can (and I know it’s...
We've all heard how theme parks are encouraging visitors to keep screaming inside their hearts and how this is exactly how people are feeling about the year 2020. BUT I'm done screaming inside my heart.  I am just over it. Done....
Finding a babysitter is never easy - I mean if there's one thing parents DO NOT SHARE is their babysitter's information, am I right?  And now more than ever having a go-to babysitter/nanny/helper with the virtual homework for all...
Probably once or twice a week I hear from friends, my parents and colleagues “I don’t know how you are doing it with Harper running around." I’m not special or alone by any means. I have at least 20 friends...
My six year wedding anniversary with my husband hit earlier in the month and the lure of eating dinner - alone - in a nice restaurant for a date night was too tempting to resist. It was the first...
The last few weeks have been extremely powerful to say the least, and for many of us including myself, we are looking at what’s next…. As a mother of two young kids, there’s a long list of to do’s for...
As a mom in her mid-thirties raising two kids, I always think of some of the biggest life lessons that my father taught me, especially right around Father's Day. He was a man of few words (except when he...
We have all likely reached that stir crazy point of the global pandemic where we just need to get some excitement in our lives. Now that the school year (however different it was) has come to an end –...
Did someone say SUPERHERO?! We are thrilled to team up with Illuminated Photography for an awesome Photo Contest where ONE lucky winner will receive a GRAND PRIZE package that includes:: Grand Prize: Imagination Photo Session with Illuminated Photography Imagination design pre-session...
I’m sure you have heard of ethnically, religiously diverse households, right? There are many resources to help families navigate the different traditions and possible conflicts that can come up when two world views join together. But what if you suddenly...
If 2020 has taught us anything is that we all need to expect the unexpected - which is why we decided to come up with our Why Not 🤷‍♀️  Summer Guide! We've all heard about Yes Days and this guide...
We are at a critical time in our history where it is more important than ever to not be racist but even more so to be anti-racist.  We all know that change can only truly happen from within, and...

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