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Family, Home, Parenting

A Whole Llama Fun – Llama and Cactus Theme Birthday Party

Throwing a party can be a lot of work, but when you have the help of others the work turns into fun. My daughter's first birthday in llama and cactus theme. Use for inspiration and references for local vendors of Northern Nevada.

Family, Parenting, Travel

Tips for Traveling to Cabo, Mexico with Two Kids Under 4 (Where to Stay & What to Pack)

When you have kids, hesitation kicks in when it comes to traveling. Whether it is the hassle at the airport, struggle on the plane, or lugging around extra bags and car seats, yes, traveling with a family can seem like a chore. With this post I am hoping to alleviate some of your fears and provide you with some insight on how you can travel easier and smarter.

Family, Parenting, Social Media

Why I Don’t Feel Bad About Going Overboard for Christmas

Many refer to it as the season of gift-giving. How much is too much? And what if what we give is not enough? These questions arise and we lose sight of the true meaning of Christmas. However you choose to celebrate, let it be yours.

Family, Parenting, Travel

How I Tackled Disneyland with a Toddler and a Baby

Disneyland is known as the happiest place on Earth, yet with younger children I found out that it can also be one of the most overwhelming. Learn from my experience, and use my takeaways to help you plan your next trip to Disneyland Park and California Adventure in Anaheim, California.

Family, Health, Nutrition

How to Build a Balanced Plant Based Diet – Part One

Time and time again, inquiring minds ask, how can I assure I am getting all that I need while consuming a plant based diet? This includes macronutrients, micronutrients, fats, etc. I think one challenge that most of us have is that although we know the truth (at least somewhat) about what types of food we… Continue reading How to Build a Balanced Plant Based Diet – Part One

Family, Parenting

Happy Anniversary! …Now Help Me with the Kids

Parenting has challenges, but it also has life lessons that are invaluable. As a parent, you appreciate the ups and the downs, the unplanned, and at the end of the day you look back and smile because witnessing these tiny humans grow and learn is magical. Now throw a couple bulldogs, a random spider and some crayons into the mix to make life really interesting...

Entrepreneurial, Family, Pregnancy

State Your Intent – Guest Blogger

State your intent first thing in the morning, prior to reaching for any gadgets and logging in to a social media platform. Intent can keep you grounded, and bring a fresh outlook to an otherwise stressful schedule. Techniques such as this have been proven beneficial in business, family life and relationships.

Entrepreneurial, Health, Parenting

Forming a Habit & Following Through

Need tips on forming a habit that you can actually follow through with? Here are my three tips and methods I use to follow through. Simple habits can increase the likelihood that you reach a goal, especially when short term goals contribute to a long term goal. These habits can correlate to your business/career, home life, health/fitness and even parenting styles. What can be challenging is knowing how to form a habit and sticking to it. Let me know if these three tips help you form a habit, and whether the methods I practice contribute to follow through with your habit.

Family, Parenting, Uncategorized

A Day in the Life of a Stay at Home Mom

Motherhood is not for the faint of heart. It takes patience, planning, and carrying on when you want to shut down. Yet, I wouldn't have it any other way. Two kids is hard work, but overall they make caring for another human being the most valuable lesson in life.

Family, Health, Nutrition, Oxidative Stress, Parenting

5 Natural Tips for Staying Healthy During Flu Season

Photo courtesy of Monica Myers via FREEIMAGES (The links contained in this post will open in a new tab.)I debated writing this post... Why? Because I didn't want to jinx myself and my family! But I know what I have to share is valuable to everyone, so here we are. AND I am confident that we… Continue reading 5 Natural Tips for Staying Healthy During Flu Season