Turning Holiday Bah Humbugs Into Festive Fa-la-las
As soon as the clock strikes midnight on Halloween my brain turns from visions of ghosts, ghouls, and candy comas[...]
Blow Out the Candles on Birthday Parties
For my daughter’s third birthday I threw her an “under the sea” themed party. I labored over a hand made[...]
Try These 6 Work from Home Tips
Right after I decided to leave my full-time editing job for the freelance life, I went out to lunch with[...]
7 Things I Learned Logging Myself Out of Social Media During the Work Day
If you grab your phone too often, you’ll know what I’m talking about.Once you finish scrolling, you start all over[...]
Prozac & Yoga
“Write in your journal and get a life,” she laughed. This is the advice of a therapist that I had[...]
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[...]