Whatcha Drinking…… Matcha!
Being a nurse for over 10 years I have heard it all.  Every single way patients have tried to improve[...]
A Guide to Building Your Best Cosmetic Bag
I hate to admit it but have to admit it.  I am NO GOOD at choosing personal care products.  I[...]
Let’s Talk about Guts, Baby!
Did I lure you in with that sexy title about your most savory bodily organ? You are one special lady![...]
Career Advice from 15 Smart Women
A few months ago, I came across these wise words: The only people worth impressing are your 5-year-old self and[...]
Are We Here Yet?
I’m not good at meditation.  My mind just wants to wander.  I know the spiritual gurus say that’s “okay too,”[...]
Kumquats: Are They A Miracle Fruit?
While visiting a family friend at his home in Newport Beach, I noticed a rather large and very abundant fruit[...]
Climbing out of the Rabbit Hole
It all started with a partial tear in my ab, as in my abdominus rectus. Yes, it’s a real thing.[...]
How to Effectively Love Yourself
As women, we have a natural tendency to put others before ourselves, especially once we begin our own families. Our[...]
How to Kiss Your Kindergartner Goodbye
Oh, that time is approaching. The time when all of the big kids get back on the bus and go[...]
Do the Work
Recently, my life took a sharp turn towards a schedule that rated on a scale of one to ten-- dumping[...]
Maybe We Should Stop
As adults, we’re all tired. But I have personally hit a new level of fatigue with parenthood that is indescribable.I’m[...]
10 Kids Books that Encourage Acceptance
Recently, my son has been asking to read I Like Myself by Karen Beamont. The pictures are bright and colorful and I[...]
7 Outside-the-Box Date Ideas
Dinner and a movie can be a lovely date, but do you ever feel like mixing it up a bit[...]
The Ultimate Packing Checklist for Every Woman’s First Business Trip
Every time I am about to leave for a trip it happens...the packing nightmare. In my dream, I'm running around[...]
Building a (Cheap, Fun) Home Gym
I mean to get to the gym much more often than I actually do, which I suspect, just based on[...]
Does the Early Bird Really Get the Worm?
As a mom of four little kids, I have no need to set a morning alarm…. one of them is[...]
Identity Crisis or Identity Development? What I Learned from Leaving My Roots
A little over two years ago now my boyfriend and I left California and headed to Colorado. I had lived[...]
Suicide: An Epidemic We Need to Talk About
​The world recently mourned the loss of Icons Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, none more so than their young daughters.[...]