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...
Now more than ever it is so important to me to use disinfecting wipes. I want to make sure that I am keeping all of our surfaces clean. Killing viruses and bacteria has never been more top of mind...
As life shifts into a slightly new normal and the busyness that we used to maneuver pre-pandemic begins to slowly pick up, how will you look back at parenting during the pandemic? And what will you change or keep...
If you ask my three-year-old why Mommy and Daddy were in the hospital for a week with his sister, he would tell you that the baby's brain is broken. I guess that this is a pretty accurate description. My daughter...
I had a pandemic baby and - surprising to everyone including myself - it was kind of great. Shocking! I know, a pandemic seems like the worst scenario to bring new life into the world. But somehow my experience, looking...
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Do You Whole30?

Have you heard of this whole30? I didn't know it existed until a friend of mine came to a party talking about how she had just finished her whole30.  She said she lost fifteen pounds and felt amazing.  As she...
How To Talk About Periods I am not an expert by any stretch, but this is how I talked to my boys about periods. "Mom! Do you have blood coming out of your BUTT"?! My kids barge in on me when I'm...
My son is finishing up his first year in a MultiAge School Program and I couldn't be happier. One thing I have noticed is just how many people have never heard of the MultiAge School Program option. Is it you? Are...

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OC Moms Guide – August 2021

It's been a long hot summer already, and there's still one more month of it to go. How? Why? Ugh. Well, if you're looking...

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