Category: Family

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.

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 […]

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…

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.

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.

5 Natural Tips for Staying Healthy During Flu Season

Photo courtesy of┬áMonica 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 […]

10 Healthy Snacks You Can Take on the Go

On the go?
Road trip?
Busy schedule?
Whatever the case may be, here are 10 healthy snacks that are easy to take with you. They’re even vegan friendly, and toddler approved!

Why I Use Caution Posting Photos of My Family Online

The topic of posting photos of our family, especially our children, online is always under scrutiny. Here are my thoughts on why we should be cautious when exposing our children on the world wide web.

Fire Devastation throughout Wine Country, Northern California

The fire may be close to contained, but the devastation in northern California is going to take years to recover from. An unexpected disaster that affected so many lives.

A Pregnancy Regimen for Keeping Mom Healthy

Pregnancy is a sacred time, a time to care for one’s body, as it is now nourishing two. Here’s a look inside my nutrient regimen while I was pregnant with baby number two.