Feb 1, 2018We are in FULL Girl Scout cookie mode around here. We take our girls door to door and sell as many cookies as we can. Our oldest daughter has a very ambitious goal of 1000 boxes of cookies. Thankfully, our…~400 words
Nov 30, 2017Our friends at BSM Media and Omano sent us a Junior Scope microscope for kids. With the help of this microscope, we were able to take water samples and analyze what is in our drinking water, fresh water, and an area pond.~400 words
Nov 14, 2017It finally happened. The week before Thanksgiving our house gets hit by the plague. Or cold season, depending on how you look at it. Anytime my children have to take sick days from school, it feels more like the plague…~300 words
May 26, 2017I tend to be on the uptight side. I like things a certain way and I am rarely patient. If I ask for something, I like it immediately. Apparently not the entire universe works this way. Moving to Southern California…~400 words
Jun 2, 2016I recently came across a Facebook page about a child who was playing at a friends house after school one day. When the parents dropped their daughter off at school that morning, they never imagined it to be the last…~600 words
Jan 26, 2015When my husband and I found out we were having a baby, it was a mutual decision that I would stay home. It’s been over six years now that I’ve been a stay-at-home mom. Now that we have two girls,…~300 words
Nov 7, 2014I have very picky eaters. They go through phases. One of my girls will eat everything in sight, then nothing the next day, or an entire week. I try not to worry; but as a parent, it’s hard. I’m always…~300 words
Aug 21, 2014Recently our daughter was invited to a sleepover birthday party. I know the parents very well, and didn’t hesitate at the invite. But I wasn’t sure if my daughter was actually ready for a night away from us. I didn’t…~600 words
Jan 14, 2014Well, it finally happened. Our oldest daughter finally lost her first tooth. It’s been hanging on for some time now. It seems the Tooth Fairy will finally be making a visit to our home.
I associate losing teeth with my…~93 words
Sep 30, 2013Recently I had the honor of being on Mom Talk Radio with Maria Bailey. I was on the “Spotlight on Moms” segment talking about my blog, the recent launch of my newsletter, and of course, Disneyland.
Maria Bailey is…~100 words
Aug 6, 2013This summer, Emma spent two weeks at Camp Galileo. This was the first year we explored our options for a summer activity. With Emma starting Kindergarten this year, we wanted her to have a new experience that might help…~300 words
Aug 5, 2013I blinked and this year was over. Just like that, preschool is over. I have so many emotions over my daughter starting Kinder this year. When my husband said, “we will no longer be her number one influencers anymore,” things…~100 words
May 29, 2013I need a tissue. Our little girl just graduated from pre-school this past weekend. For some, this isn’t a big deal. For me, it’s a turning point. I’m seeing her grow up so fast, and I don’t know how to…~88 words
Jan 23, 2013With Emma, we chronicled every month of her life. We took photos, wrote blog posts, and never missed a month.
Here we are today, Addie is ten months old. Looking back at Emma, I realized that the similarities between…~200 words