I’m a sports girl. I’ve always loved a cold beer and live action sports. My husband and I enjoy going to live games and also viewing from the comfort of our own couch. One of my favorite "before kids"...
Not for me. That would be weird. This is a friendship advertisement for my husband. We all know that every mom needs to find her tribe in order to survive this parenting journey. Once we find them, we can...
When you have children you deal with a lot of poop, and the occasional poopmageddon or pooptastrophy if you will.  Let's face it: as parents of small children, we talk about poop a lot.  We smell it, we examine it,...
I recently found myself yelling at my kid. I know you have probably yelled at your kid. Frankly, I’ve done it more times than I’d like to admit.  But about a month ago I yelled like I have never yelled...
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Don't pretend it doesn't exist or you haven't participated in it.... You know you have! If not of another mom, then you have for sure judged yourself. Oh yeah. Now you are listening. Let's stop the mommy shaming.  I recently...
Who doesn't love some lemonade? Especially with a little lavender and vodka...and maybe a little mint...oh! The post. Right...sorry I got distracted. So anyhoo... I had an idea the other night to turn a not-so-pleasant parenting experience into a more...
I’m 38, married, have two kids and run my own business. Monday evenings should be dedicated to prepping lunches and reading bedtime stories, but instead- I rush to put the kids to bed to watch…The Bachelor! I know, I know,...

Give Them Grace

I was exchanging a series of text messages with my friend who writes for Albuquerque Moms Blog.  We were talking about our husbands and how some of the decisions they make in regards to the care of our children are...
So my husband and I are very grateful for a child that appears to be healthy and without any challenges at this time.  However, we are in no way urging, hoping for, or thinking our son is above average....
I was prepared to arrange play dates for my son when he started preschool last year. Many of my best childhood memories happened during play dates - epic games of hide and seek, playing with someone else's toys (always...
Like many families, the weekends are all about fun activities to do together. This Saturday was no exception. Thanks to a mommy friend, I decided to take my brood to an art class where my three-year-old could get as...
I'm not sure why but coming up with a Father's Day related post was hard for me.   I have fond memories of Father's Day and a very close relationship with my Dad but I had no ideas of what...
Oh my dearest children, I’m a little afraid to tell you how I met your dad. Because I was 14. I now (in my mid-ish 30s) look at 14-year-olds and think they should still be strapped in car seats....

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OC Moms Guide – Orange County Events May 2022

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