It dawned on me recently that the drive home from school and subsequent hour after were getting grumpier. I’d read all sorts of advice on getting teenagers to talk about their day, but I have a 1st grader. I thought I had a solid 6-7 years more before I had to worry about this?! He’d […]
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My stint as a stay at home mom has lasted 18 months so far, and soon it will be ending. My husband and I were looking at our finances and the forecast was revealing that I should return to work sooner than later if we were wanting to make progress towards our financial and family […]
Dear Mom going through a divorce, This event does not define you. I’ll repeat that – this event does not define you. You are more than your divorce. A full life awaits you, regardless of your past and the pain that you are feeling now. You do not end when your marriage does. A different, more […]
I went to bed at around 8 pm on Sunday. It was a long day and I was spent. A little later my husband came into our bedroom and said there had been a shooting. I asked where and he told me the details of the Las Vegas shooting, then said “3 people so […]
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Heading to a theme park? Put these tips and tricks in your back pocket to ensure your kiddo won’t have the infamous “theme park meltdown!”
What would you say in a letter to your younger self?
Is your artist’s masterpieces cluttering up the whole house? Here’s how to do some damage control without forgetting about your child’s artwork!
Disclaimer: This blog post is sponsored by Otonomy, Inc., makers of OTIPRIO® (ciprofloxacin otic suspension)Does this sound familiar? You’ve had it with your baby getting ear infections or fluid in the ears, and the crying and misery that comes with it. You’ve tried multiple rounds of antibiotics, all different kinds, including oral and topical. Regardless, the […]
Solana Beach is cute little beach community in North San Diego County nestled between Del Mar, Cardiff by the Sea (Encinitas) and Rancho Santa Fe. Have you been there? You need to check it out!
Can any of you mama’s relate? ” Let me just stress that when I take a break on a weekend, a day, even an hour for myself, it’s not because I’m about to explode at my family.”
Have you just sent your little one off to kindergarten? Our special guest writer is sharing her experience with kindergarten, and tips on what you can expect from their year at school!