Get out this weekend and spend some time with the family! There are so ...
While driving to pick up the kids after our most recent trip, my husband asked ...
Hosting a high tea can be an intimidating proposition. But spring is the perfect time ...
Whenever I hear the words, “You are so busy…how do you do it all?” my first thought automatically goes to the irony of how I always feel like I am not doing enough (thank you, mommy guilt). This is then immediately followed by feeling the need to go through the lineup of players that make […]
Being a mom is often a thankless job. Yes, we are rewarded in many ways, and the joy our children bring to our lives is unrivaled. But, some days are hard. I mean really hard. And what’s more, the difficulty often lies in the mundane, the normal: it doesn’t take a remarkable event to create a […]
“Mama,” my three-year-old said with tears in her eyes, “when you told me to STOP? That made me not happy anymore.” I sighed. “Sweetheart, it’s not Mama’s job to make you happy.” She looked up at me, confused. “But why not?” And I thought of all the things I could tell her to try to […]
Earth Day is quickly approaching, and there is no better time to get your children involved in the effort to “go green.” Even if you don’t have a lot of time to spare, there are easy ways to incorporate Earth Day activities into your life, and celebrate this holiday at home and in your community! […]
There is so much more to Mother’s day than brunch and flowers. Don’t get me wrong, I love a good brunch (and there are plenty of good spots here in the East Valley to go!) but I also think it’s nice to do something different and special to celebrate being a mom. I’ve made this […]