How To Pick The Right Summer Camp For Your Child
May18

How To Pick The Right Summer Camp For Your Child

Summer is right around the corner and many of us are faced with the daunting task of keeping our children busy (and happy) for all of it. Summer camps are an excellent way of doing this that also provides life-long memories and skills. As a child I was sent to an 8-week overnight summer camp every summer. As a mom, I love having my kids around all summer, especially in the evenings, so for my family, day camps work for us now.  Why is...

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Mother’s Day 2018 in Malibu
May13

Mother’s Day 2018 in Malibu

I love being a mom, it has been an incredible journey. One that has taken me to places I have never been too, tested all of my patience, sleep deprived me, and made me the happiest woman on the planet! My littles are my lights. And they are growing up way too fast. Living across the country from my own Mother really makes me appreciate this time I do have with my kids. I miss her so much and know that one day, my children will be...

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4 BIG Reasons to Download & Use The EWG Healthy Living App
May10

4 BIG Reasons to Download & Use The EWG Healthy Living App

If you don’t have it yet, then you are missing out! Prepare to have your conscious life made that much easier! The EWG Healthy Living App is an app that allows you to scan a barcode of anything from food to skin care products to cleaning products and instantly find out it’s toxicity levels. With a database of over 200,000 food and cosmetic products, they are leading the industry in terms of resources and data to help parents like us...

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5 Ways To Make Mom Feel Special on Mother’s Day
May03

5 Ways To Make Mom Feel Special on Mother’s Day

How often do we take our moms for granted? I know I still do, she is my rock and I don’t know what I would do without her. Yet, I don’t let her know that enough. Just like my kids rarely show me… lol! It is easy to forget just how much Moms do for us every day. So when the opportunity arises to show them how much they mean to us, we need to grab it! Given how much they do on a regular basis, the perfect Mother’s Day, in my opinion, is...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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Conscious Living: How to Set Healthy Boundaries Within Your Relationship
Jan07

Conscious Living: How to Set Healthy Boundaries Within Your Relationship

Boundaries within a relationship are a very tricky thing. Many people feel boundaries are unnecessary because our better half is supposed to just know and act upon our needs and wants. Or they think that perhaps they could ruin or interfere with the excitement of the relationship. Wrong! All healthy relationship have boundaries. They are what creates security, trust and a fair playing ground within a relationship for it to grow. And...

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Conscious Parenting: 10 Conscious Parenting Hacks Every Parent Should Know
Jan03

Conscious Parenting: 10 Conscious Parenting Hacks Every Parent Should Know

Raising the next generation is one of the biggest challenges each and every parent faces. There are so many choices, so many situations that catch us by surprise, so many little moments lost in our frustration to do it all just right – trying to be perfect, to raise perfect, to seem perfect. I know I was caught in that mindset for a while. I can’t tell you how many times the phrase “I wish someone had told me” was uttered under my...

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