Parasailing with Island Water Charters on Catalina Island
Apr05

Parasailing with Island Water Charters on Catalina Island

Every family trip needs to have a few elements of adventure to it! Stepping outside your comfort zone and trying something new is what living is really all about, right?! One of the only fears that I have yet to fully overcome is my fear of heights. Being that I refuse to pass this on to my littles, I am constantly challenging myself to do what scares me. When I took my daughter to Catalina Island for our first mother daughter trip,...

Read More
Check Out Glamco Boutique!
Apr02

Check Out Glamco Boutique!

This winter has been particularly chilly in SoCal! Wearing layers is a must and having the perfect, cozy, versatile sweater is a necessity this time of year!! So when Glamco Boutique contacted me to review some of their products, I went right for their sweaters! Glamco Boutique is a website selling privately curated, sustainable products at affordable prices. It is created by a mom who cares and has great taste! She has a passion for...

Read More
Our Review of The Pavilion Hotel on Catalina Island
Mar30

Our Review of The Pavilion Hotel on Catalina Island

Located right in the center of Avalon sits the Pavilion Hotel. A trendy, comfortable hotel with lovely harbor views, easy access to everything Catalina Island has to offer and a very friendly staff. Recently, we took a sponsored mother/daughter trip to Catalina Island (read about it here) and stayed at the Pavilion Hotel. It was out first time there and I did not know what to expect. We were excited, as Pavilion Hotel has great...

Read More
Family Travel: Our Mother Daughter Adventure To Catalina Island
Mar16

Family Travel: Our Mother Daughter Adventure To Catalina Island

Traveling is one of the best ways to bond with our families, to awaken and grow as an individual, to have experiences we never would have at home, to step outside of our comfort zones and really taste life while pushing ourselves to new lengths! Traveling keeps us conscious, keeps us in the present and gives us something to share and be so excited about. We will remember our travels (and our travel partners) forever! This year, I am...

Read More
Tall Ships & Chowder Taste 2018 Ventura Harbor Village
Mar03

Tall Ships & Chowder Taste 2018 Ventura Harbor Village

It was a chilly, yet sunny day in February, perfect for playing pirates and tasting creamy, delicious chowders all day! The Ventura Harbor Village Tall Ships and Chowder Taste was last Sunday February 25th and it was a huge success! We had a blast! As always, parking at Ventura Harbor Village is plentiful, free and safe. We love coming here and were super excited to taste chowder from 6 restaurants located in Ventura Harbor Village,...

Read More
5 Reasons To Have A Party In The Park With Magic Jump Rentals
Feb27

5 Reasons To Have A Party In The Park With Magic Jump Rentals

Planning parties is a fun, but sometimes stressful, part of parenthood. As much as I love it, when the time comes, I’m often up late trying to come up with the best idea I can to celebrate my littles! This past spring, with everything going on, I wasn’t able to host a party for them. I have been to a few half birthdays and had been toying with idea of doing one for my kids. So when Magic Jump Rentals contacted me to review their...

Read More
10 Conscious Travel Tips To Easily Ease Your Travel Anxiety
Feb15

10 Conscious Travel Tips To Easily Ease Your Travel Anxiety

It’s no secret that we make our favorite and best ever memories when we travel. Whether it is someplace new or someplace tried and true, most of us love adventure and travel is the best way to get it! For some getting there and back can cause a lot of stress and anxiety. With all of the negative craziness happening in the world, it is understandable that stepping out into it can be frightening, occasionally holding people back. The...

Read More
Conscious Parenting: Best Conscious Board Game – A Silly Street Review
Feb08

Conscious Parenting: Best Conscious Board Game – A Silly Street Review

If you haven’t heard of the conscious board game Silly Street yet, you are going to love this post! Remember the other day when we were talking about how much is too much screen time and the damage the screen does to our children’s developing cognitive thinking? Well, today I’m going to share with you a GREAT alternative to watching tv or playing video games that ALSO encourages learning, cognitive development AND a good time for all...

Read More
Conscious Parenting: How Much is Too Much Screen Time
Feb02

Conscious Parenting: How Much is Too Much Screen Time

With everything being digital and centered around some form of computing device, it is hard to know how much screen time is too much.  From homework, to video games, to watching cool youtube videos, to talking (ahem texting) with friends, to sharing on social media and everything in between – even list making – we use our computers, phones, tablets or whatever electronic medium to get it done, and so do our children. So how can we...

Read More
10 Ways To Support A Domestic Violence Survivor
Jan21

10 Ways To Support A Domestic Violence Survivor

Domestic violence happens far more often than we care to admit. It is uncomfortable to think about our loved ones being hurt in some way. So when a loved one opens up about domestic violence to us, it can be tough to know what to do. I’ve run into this problem on both sides of the spectrum. Hearing a loved one share something awful happening at their home AND finally gaining the courage to speak out about what was happening in my own....

Read More