Learning to Trust your children

Last week we ventured out as a family to run errands, visit shops and generally try to escape the heat that had landed over Southern California. After a couple of hours, we found ourselves at a popular home store. There, amongst the kitchen supplies and reusable bags, I saw my youngest dancing the dance all […]

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Hey Mom… you’re doing great

It’s been one of those days where everything is just a little bit south of OK. The girls have been yelling non-stop, the coffee ran out, the dogs are barking, the laundry is backed up, my husband is moody, the cat puked on my socks and if I hear “MOM!” just one more time….. As […]

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Why I don’t post pictures of my kids on my blog

A message came across my board recently with a very valid question: Why, as a Lifestyle and Parenting Blogger, don’t I post pictures of my kids on my blog? Well, I do, just not identifiable pictures. Several of my blog posts feature pictures of them, like This is 4, and 10 Things to Appreciate about […]

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30 Days of hugs, love and challenges

Can a 30-day Challenge lead to a better you, or even a better family? When I am in the car, at the gym or cooking, I eagerly fill my ears with the most interesting Podcasts I can find. From news to history, entertainment to enrichment – if the topic interests me and the hosts are […]

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Last-minute Father’s Day Gifts!

Need a Last-Minute Father’s Day Gift? Amazon Prime has you covered! Please note, these are NOT affiliate links. Father’s Day is SUNDAY! I woke up this morning with that vague¬†thought in the back of my mind, then the sudden realization that I am not prepared! The girls have not made any crafts (except those made […]

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