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...

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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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Lunch at BurgerFi in Malibu
Jan18

Lunch at BurgerFi in Malibu

Have you heard of BurgerFi? They are a green chain of yummy restaurants featuring the gourmet “Best Burger”, fries, onion rings, custard and drinks around! With over 100 US locations and all of the awards this place has received, I was excited to see they have one in Malibu! What makes BurgerFi in Malibu Green? Everything! From the chairs you sit on being made from 111 upcycled Coca-Cola bottles to the walls and lighting, everything...

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Family Travel: 5 Pro Travel Safety Tips
Jan12

Family Travel: 5 Pro Travel Safety Tips

Safety is always a top priority when I’m traveling, and even more so when my littles are along. Anything can happen, which most of the time is the beauty of it. But sometimes… not so much. The good news is that there are things you can do to prevent many disasters from even happening in the first place. I’ve asked around, I’ve tried and tested and put together a list of my top 5 Pro Travel Safety Tips. These simple travel safety tips...

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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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My 2018 Power Word of Intention for Motivation
Jan01

My 2018 Power Word of Intention for Motivation

Many of us take time during our busy holidays to reflect, think about the year past and begin to identify what we would like to do differently in the year to come. We set goals, we consider our intentions, we make resolutions and then we stick to them for about a… month or so… We may journal about it, or write down a long list that let’s be honest, we will probably never look at again or just make a mental note on lots of things that...

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Family Travel: Ventura Harbor Village Parade of Lights 2017
Dec26

Family Travel: Ventura Harbor Village Parade of Lights 2017

Ventura Harbor Village is a quaint little harbor nestled among canals in Southern California. It has quickly become one of my favorite places to spend an afternoon with my littles or bring visitors too, it just has so much to offer! A couple of weeks ago I shared my lunch at the fab Brophy Bros. here and today I want to wish you happy holidays, Ventura Harbor Village and Island Packers style with a peak into our Parade of Lights 2017...

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