A 10-Minute Meditation Routine

A 10 Minute Meditation Routine That Will Change Your Life Meditation is one of those practices with which most of us wish we could incorporate into our lives on a daily basis. Maybe we don’t know how to, maybe we don’t think we have time, or maybe we don’t necessarily …

Best Skincare Tips for Moms: Interview with Dr. Paul Nassif

There is just something about seeing the bright, happy face of children that warms our heart. Kids just have that natural glow that can’t be bottled because it’s part pure wonder and never ending joy! With the focus on wellness now, I know all moms out there want to make …

The Messiness of Motherhood: Welcome to Your New Life

I look around. Crusted oats and gelled chia seeds cling to a bowl on my desk. A cup of coffee, still hot, rests to my left, along with a calculator, my daughter’s latest work from school, bills, tweezers and a stack of books. They have somehow gathered in my writing …

We Time vs. Me Time

I remember the early days when my son was a baby and taking a shower was an actual event. Could I leave the baby for a few minutes even though he was sleeping? Was my husband watching? Should I pop out of the shower in my terry cloth towel and …

Essentials to Bring on Family Summer Vacation

Before you know it, you’re vacation bound! Get out the suitcases, grab your swimsuit and tell the kiddos to jump in the car. Zoom to the airport and you will be one of millions of moms this month who jump into summer vacation season. Whoo—hooo! Relaxation, plus some well-needed family …

Sweet and Safe Shoes for Kids

Our babies ‘firsts’ will always be with us. Their first coo, their first smile, their first steps. We love when our babies and toddlers start discovering how to crawl and walk. Here’s some brands we are crushing on – not just because they are simply adorable – but they are …

Rainy Days and Mondays

Rainy Days and Mondays Ever since I can remember, I’ve always had that “preschool tummy ache” on Sunday nights. You know the feeling. It doesn’t hurt badly, but it’s a gentle rumbling that tells you something is happening. As an adult, my Sunday feeling has transferred to the pitfall called …

Let’s Get Real: You are Not Alone

Question: What do you get when you combine a work-from-home mom with someone who popped out three kids in three years? A life that is equal parts bliss and equal parts, how the hell I am going to make it through today? To some, I may look like a seasoned …

Seven Things You Should Say To A Mom

In honor of a different kind of “Labor Day,” I’ve got some mama love for you today! Today {like everyday} is a great opportunity to celebrate the hard work that moms do 24-7. Here are seven of my favorites: One: Do you need a hand? You see that mom juggling ten …

Mommy to Mommy: Tips that Work

Mommy to Mommy: Tips that Work Mom: Jennifer from the Chicago suburbs Kiddos: 3 1/2 month son and almost 6 year old daughter NOTE: Hi everybody, it’s Vicki. When I walked into the (tiny) organic hair salon I go to and immediately saw Jennifer in one of the two salon …