TODDLERS

Breast Isn’t Always Best

Breast Isn’t Always Best

While I love all of the beautiful photos of women nursing newborns and am a huge advocate for breastfeeding, it is a FULL TIME job and not an easy one. With my son I had an extremely difficult time producing enough milk so I had […]

Is There A Best Or Worst Stage Of Raising Children? The Answer Is No. So Stop Telling People There Is.

Is There A Best Or Worst Stage Of Raising Children? The Answer Is No. So Stop Telling People There Is.

Each stage of raising children is precious for its own reasons. The innocent, helpless babies who epitomize the beauty of life. The wonder of watching toddlers learn and grow. The hilarity and sweetness of pre- and grade school ages. The pride of watching teens develop […]

Red shoes, Snuggles and tears..

Red shoes, Snuggles and tears..

Four more days until my expected due date.  It is quite difficult to find words that accurately describe the array of feelings swirling around inside of me these last days. My son had a terrible time both falling and staying asleep, last night.  I bought […]

The Veggie Wars: You Most Definitely Can Not Have Any Pudding If You Don’t Eat Your Meat

The Veggie Wars: You Most Definitely Can Not Have Any Pudding If You Don’t Eat Your Meat

As a kid, I ate dinner with my grandparents every evening. Without fail at every mealtime, my grandfather would remind me that if I didn’t eat my vegetables, my hair would fall out and everyone at school would think I was a boy, which would […]

DIY CHALKBOARD WALL

DIY CHALKBOARD WALL

To say that I have been tired lately is definitely an understatement but I have SO much to do before this little muffin arrives and today I made the commitment to push through the exhaustion.  

Five Fun Fall Favorites!

Five Fun Fall Favorites!

I adore Autumn!  I love back to school.  I love gearing up for the holidays.  I love the cooler weather even though cooler weather in LA means 70 degrees. But, I don’t let the absence of fall weather damage my fall flair.  Here are some […]

How to Calm a High Fever in your Kiddos!

How to Calm a High Fever in your Kiddos!

There’s little worse than when your little ones are sick.  Their tiny, helpless faces look to you to take the pain away and often times, you can’t.  All you can do is be there next to them, offering comfort hoping that your remedies help quickly.

The Mom Ties That Bind Us

The Mom Ties That Bind Us

I mean, what mom can’t relate to hating pants?

Jim Gaffigan’s HILARIOUS Take on Parenting

Jim Gaffigan’s HILARIOUS Take on Parenting

Win for the day: Spitting out hot tea all over your computer screen because you almost died from laughter.

Back to school lunch ideas!

Back to school lunch ideas!

I so dig this blog! Simple ways for you and your family to spice up your health and wellness