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...
I am an egg salad sandwich. As a member of the “Sandwich Generation,” I decided naming myself after a sandwich that I can’t stand seemed fitting. What does it mean to be a member of the Sandwich Generation? It means that...
To get to the point of this tale, let me give you a one sentence summary of my life: I grew up in the Midwest (Kansas to be exact), became a doctor (dentist), started a beautiful family of my...
It was early afternoon, and my hand was stretched through a plastic case gripping on to his hand. His tiny fingers wrapped around my thumb. He writhed from the pain medication, gasping for air. His pulse-ox monitor, and every...
Orange County Summer Bucket List for OC Families   Our Orange County Summer Bucket List for OC Families is here!! We are thrilled to partner with Caduceus Medical Group to bring you our Ultimate Guide to Summer Activities. Every year we search for...
Pandemic “quality time” – was that really a thing? Many people have praised what they perceived as the upside of the Pandemic – quality time with our families. I’m not sure about you, but in our home “quantity” time...

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