To the parents who don’t understand the severity of a peanut allergy (or any other life-threatening allergy), this is for you. If you don’t know anyone with a severe allergic reaction to anything, it is something you don’t think about...
In case you missed it, we are knee-deep in the holiday season. It is certainly beginning to look a lot like Christmas everywhere you go. For many families, this means that you have a packed schedule of traditions and activities...
“Kids, you remember that we NEVER answer the door for anyone, right?” “Why not Mommy?” “Because we don’t know who it is, and it doesn’t matter WHO it is, we never answer unless we tell you it’s ok.” As I said the...
As the Fall TV lineup starts up again, I am reminded of exactly how much time I don’t have to watch TV. Literally, if a show is an hour long, it better be pretty darn awesome for it to...
My four-year-old is quite precocious and inquisitive, and his verbal reasoning ability routinely amazes me. He often has very thoughtful questions and you can just see the wheels turning in his head when he reasons out answers to things....
The future.  It seems so far away, doesn't it?  In reality, the future can be any moment from this moment on.  The next second, minute, hour or year.  I think it's so easy to say that we will do...
The month of April is Autism Awareness Month. As someone who works with children with disabilities, this month is dear to my heart. I have worked with many children with different challenges, but children with autism are my passion. People with...
My husband and I looked at each other shocked. We had just heard our daughter say something we never thought would be an issue. Our gorgeous little mixed race girl, only three years old, said she didn't think she...
Dinosaurs in SoCal

Dinosaurs In SoCal

There are so many places to see dinosaurs in SoCal! Does your kid love dinosaurs much as mine? He is a man of few words, but many of those words are ridiculously long dinosaur names that I am amazed he can...
I don’t think I like age four. Three was worlds better than four, and I’m sincerely hoping that five offers a much-needed reprieve from the moody, behaviorally-challenged, fearsome fours. My son is a wonderful tiny human most of the...
The holidays are coming, which as a mom can bring a lot of stress and grief of its own kind.  However, for those families that may have experienced a death in the family, the holiday prep can look a lot...
Maybe your garage is getting too full to park your car in. Maybe you keep seeing clutter all over your home. Or maybe you are just needing some extra cash. There are definite benefits to having a garage sale....
Did you know that Flagstaff has an impressive Lunar Legacy?  Every single person who walked on the moon trained in Flagstaff!  And next year July 20th, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the first man to walk on the...
It's hard finding time to read when you're a mom, so you don't want to waste those precious free moments all to yourself on a bad book! Recently we asked all our Orange County Moms Blog Contributors what they've...

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Where To See Fireworks In Orange County

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...