Category: With kids

  • Mommy Moments

    Mommy Moments

    Being a mother is a bittersweet journey, at least for myself. In one day, I can be the sweetest, most understanding, and balanced mother; and the next minute, I can be a horrible, screaming, eye-rolling mother, too. I can foster independence, yet I can helicopter at the same time (yes, I can do that). I…

  • My Drought: An Up Close and Personal Encounter with Dyslexia

    Hi! It has been a long time! I have been in a drought. It wasn’t the lack of ideas because I have a mood board featuring my favorite summer to fall dresses, a couple of book reviews, and an idea for an article about first days of school (too late for that). But for some reason,…

  • Up In The Air: Ten Tips For Traveling With Kids

    Up In The Air: Ten Tips For Traveling With Kids

    Remember those days where your only concern about an upcoming trip was restaurant reservations and how many shoes you were able to pack? You got to the airport with your carry-on, a book, your music, and if this was a just a few years ago, your favorite shows and movies to watch during the flight….

  • My First Camping Trip (ever)

    My First Camping Trip (ever)

      As part of their preschool “culmination”, my youngest daughter’s school organizes an over-night camping trip with all the class. When I first knew about this, I panicked. If you’ve visited my Instagram profile or if you’ve met me, you know that I am a spoiled traveler. Yes, guilty as charged. I am, and I…

  • Mother’s Day

    Mother’s Day

    I wanted to come up with ideas to put together a gift guide for Mother’s Day, so I asked my friends to described their perfect Mother’s Day and what would be a perfect gift. While I read their responses I started thinking about this particular celebration and how it has changed over the years. One…