I overheard two women in the coffee shop today chatting about how crazy!busy!overwhelming!stressful! the holiday season is for them, and naturally, proceeded to eavesdrop on their entire conversation. I’m always intrigued by how others define stress and how we – as human beings – are so good at making life so, so hard. And here’s MORE »
To the mother in the Target aisle next to me, I owe you an apology. I live in my own head 99% of the time, especially when running errands without my baby in tow — or what I like to call, “free time.” How quickly I forget what it’s like to dig into your exploding MORE »
Now that wish lists are in full force, why not encourage your child’s love for reading by gifting a book this holiday season? Treasured classics, timeless tales – there’s truly something for everything in our round-up of 15 holiday books for every age. Happy reading!:
Last week, I traveled to Disneyland to celebrate the worldwide premiere of the official Disney Side campaign. It’s a side that lives in us all, but one that we all too often squelch in lieu of big, grown-up words like responsibilities and commitments and deadlines. It’s the one that chooses ice cream over veggies, rain MORE »
Winter coats are my favorite pieces to invest in. Because after all, when you find a great one, does it even matter what you’re wearing underneath? Below are 8 winter coats for every style and budget. With each under $100, why not buy a few to love for years to come?
Something interesting happened to Bee and me a few weekends ago. We were visiting the home of my aunt and uncle – a couple in their late 50′s – and I’d forgotten to stash a few toys in Bee’s diaper bag. So, we improvised and my fifteen month old played with mixing bowls, magazines (and MORE »
If I had a nickel for every mother that emailed me saying, “Hey, I get you! I’m like you! I’m a better mother because I’m a working mother!” I’d no longer need to be a working mother. It’s a phrase I’m all too familiar with, one that comes up in conversations in play groups and MORE »
There’s a lot of chatter these days about princesses and pink and glitter and the effects of raising our girls in an environment with false expectations disguised as white horses. And I get it. I truly do. There’s nothing I want less than to parent an entitled, corset-crazed daughter who seeks dependence from a fairy MORE »
Looking for a chilly weather wardrobe boost? Consider fall’s favorite trend: spots, dots and all things playful. Perfectly patterned and surprisingly modern, these dotted finds are making their way into homes and closets everywhere. Will yours be next?
I was recently asked to speak to a group of local women about style, fashion, and all things good and holy. And while I love talking about personal style and flattering silhouettes and time-tested fabrics, I just couldn’t accept the gig. Because blanket fashion advice to a crowd of women who have different needs, budgets, MORE »
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