With summer break coming up it can cause a flood of emotions for moms: sad, anxiety, excitement, and happiness. It can be caused by various reasons such as changes in routine, responsibility to keep kids entertained all...
Spring is an exciting time for gardening! The beautiful Mediterranean climate here in California makes it easy to grow many types of plants. Orange County’s lovely mild springtime weather is perfect for sprouting and sewing seeds and that very...
Spring is in the air and we're feeling a little boost of energy blooming again. This time of year is perfect for trying out some new juice and smoothie recipes - all those fresh, vivid nutrients swirling into one...
Working from home has become the new normal for many families, including mine. I work from home full-time, while my husband works outside of the house. While we have childcare options for both of my little ones, from time...
The societal expectations on moms are constantly rising, and so are burnout and mental health issues among moms. We place so much pressure on ourselves to be all the things, but it’s important to eliminate, replace, and refresh some...
My divorce years were rough. ROUGH, friends. It took 4 years from start to finish and we were in and out of mediations, court rooms, lawyer’s offices, and negotiations. You’d think we had a lot of assets to divide...
First of all, welcome to a very special club. I don’t know if enough people are telling you how important it is to be the parent of a trans/non binary kid so let me be the friend shooting off...
I'm a working mom - always have been and, as long as we're living in Orange County (or California at all), probably always will be. And I'm ok with that. Really, I am. I know that in order to live...
Recently I bought a new book. It's called Scream Free Parenting. I had turned to this book after one of the worst days of all my days of motherhood. I knew that I was one of a million parents feeling...
Divorce itself isn’t the reason kids suffer. As a child of divorce, I saw first-hand the damage divorce does to a family. But it’s not the separated homes that cause the problem. The real suffering from a divorce stems from parents...
Hitting the reset button to refresh your home after the holidays can pay dividends for years to come. By protecting and caring for your home annually, not only are you protecting your investment, you're also creating a clean and...
Ah, New Year's resolutions, they're hard not to make and even harder to maintain.  Even if you're in the I don't make resolutions camp (which I am very much a part of - unless it includes reading more books)...
Having a child during the holidays makes me think of making salt dough ornaments, yet I’ve never actually made them yet myself. Well I’m so glad we finally came around to making them this year!   I think what prompted it...
November is my favorite month; both of my kids were born in November, so we have lots to celebrate this month and Thanksgiving happens to be our favorite holiday. Now, Halloween is done, we automatically go into planning...

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