It’s difficult to process all the emotions that we experience when tragedy strikes. Whether it affects us directly or indirectly it can be challenging to cope with and understand. It seems that tragic events have been happening more frequently everywhere you turn. Natural disasters have struck around the world, and — if that isn’t bad […]
My kindergartner is eating the school lunchmeat. This wouldn’t be a problem except that I don’t consider it ethically defensible to eat factory-farmed meat, and I would bet my life that the cow my son is eating was not raised on what he calls a farm. But this post is not about the ethics of […]
We’re excited to partner with Catia Holm for Bloom 2017! Meet Catia Catia Hernandez Holm inspires audiences through her candid and poignant motivational writings, videos, and her signature movement, the “Confidence Revolution.” She teaches us how to experience peace and joy, and how to make the most of our days. Through her writing and speaking, […]
There’s a place where moms of little ones come to encourage, support, and uplift one another. A place where you can rock your yoga pants and that t-shirt with the mystery stains on it (and not be judged for it). A place where you can sit and drink HOT coffee – without having to microwave […]
The first two chickens survived their first year, despite my kids’ best efforts at loving them quite hard. The second round hasn’t been as easy. Pet loss isn’t easy, folks.
I’m a twin, so I’ve always shared my birthday. It’s no big thing. I remember the first birthday that I celebrated while I was in college. My friends went all out with decorations and goodies, and I felt so special and loved. The day was all about celebrating me — and only me! Fast forward about […]
Did you know?! Santa Claus is coming to town! My favorite time of year is upon us. It’s Christmas, and you know what that means, right? Twinkle lights and tiny tots throwing tantrums. Frothy mugs of Abuelita hot chocolate and frantic mommies all around. Three Wisemen and ten million things on the to-do and the to-buy […]
There are many benefits (emotional and physical) and of practicing gratitude and being thankful, not just on this one special day, but all year long.
This is the grueling part of parenting- when our child gets their hopes up about a team, only to find face the disappointment of not being picked for it.