I am so, so mad at the Trayvon Martin verdict. To think that a child holding things that children eat, like Skittles and Arizona Iced Tea, was gunned down because he looked suspicious is beyond me. But letting George Zimmerman walk free is a pain in my heart. I turned to my best friend, Nickie MORE »
We all want our children to fiercely believe in themselves and in their ability to succeed. But saying “good job” is not enough. We really need to nurture their confidence. How do we raise confident children? Look no further, friends. All pictures courtesy of my little groms and Morgue File.
Gravity Falls is a seriously awesome show. Dipper and Mabel Pines are in for a real treat when their parents ship them away to Gravity Falls, Oregon. Under the “supervision” of their Great-Uncle Stan, aka “Grunkle.” My kids love watching this cartoon, but here’s the thing, I totally approve. Some cartoons can be absolutely maddening. MORE »
This post is sponsored by Disney Story. To find out more about this brand-new story-creation app – and how it puts the power of storytelling in your hands—click here. I love street art. I feel a serious adrenaline rush when I spot a piece that I haven’t seen before. As I tell my kids, there MORE »
I know that I get dirty looks. My kids skateboard, and not leisurely, might I add. I insist that they pad up and wear helmets, because safety is non-negotiable. But if skateboarding seems too dangerous, start slowly. When your children really get a feel for adventure, they will take more steps to try new things MORE »
Okay, so I’ll admit that while I’ve heard people talking about Doctor Who and its cult classic status, I never paid it much attention. But, then I was at the library on the hottest day of the year (hello, heat wave), and I saw “Doctor Who, The Complete First Series” and I thought that I MORE »
So, it’s official. My kids have grown up. And no, I’m not waxing nostalgic because of a doctor’s appointment, or another mark on the height chart.
Michelle Romo is a supremely talented artist. I’ve been following her on instagram for a long time, because everything that she posts makes me happy. When Michelle announced that she was doing a collaboration with WonderGround Gallery at Downtown Disney, I jumped with joy. Disney + Romo = Awesome. Yes, it’s true. Disney through Michelle MORE »
This post is sponsored by Disney Story. To find out more about this brand-new story-creation app – and how it puts the power of storytelling in your hands—click here. My kids spend a lot of time at the skatepark. Okay, let’s be frank here. The boys spend an exorbitant amount of time at the skatepark. Before MORE »
The Universe is trying to tell you something. Are you listening? Me? I’ve started paying much closer attention to my surroundings. We are just small pieces in a much bigger puzzle. Do me a favor, won’t you? Look around and tell me what you see. Because, these signs belong to all of us. There are MORE »
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