Rainy Day Activities for Kids

When you are stuck indoors with a toddler full of boundless energy, whether it be because the weather is bad or the cable man STILL hasn’t show up, some creativity is in order. (This post contains Amazon affiliate links.) Rainy Day Activities for Little Kids Here are some of my tried and true “rainy day” activities: Animal Yoga (Bonus! Mom gets to do yoga. Sort of.) Teach your little animal all of the animal-themed yoga poses you can think of. (Search […]

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Self-Help Books That I Could Actually USE

There’s something magical about a self-help book. They come along and create a sort of phenomenon. I remember the first one that really got me was The Secret. (Yes, I know I’m sounding like an old lady now.) I “secreted” my life for quite a while. It seemed so simple. Now it just seems like a cute idea but not exactly a deep philosophy. A few months ago, my Facebook feed was filled with friends raving about Girl, Wash Your […]

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What Moms Would Do With More Time

What would women do with more time? A new poll aims to find out. …the average woman feels she needs an extra 82 minutes a day to accomplish everything she would like…” PR News Wire A poll of 2,000 American women ages 18+ reveals what they say they would do if they had extra time in their day: 49% sleep 36% read 29% exercise 22% learn a new hobby 50% say they’ve given up a hobby because they didn’t have […]

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Reasons Moms Are Late – With a Giveaway from Jord Watches

I hate being late. Maybe it’s the years of being in the film industry where they drill into your head, “Early is on time. On time is late.” I even hated being late as a kid. My mom was known in the family for always being a bit late to events. We used to tease her that it’s because she believes everything is “half an hour away.” Time to drive to the grocery store? “It’s half an hour away.” Girl […]

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I Love Parenting My Adult Children. Here’s Why.

When our children prepare to graduate from high school or college, we as parents often struggle in a tug of war over power with them. We spend years shaping them into the adults we hope they’ll become, but inevitably, their future is determined by the choices they make—-whether we agree with them or not. Relationships between parents and their adult children can become strained during this time, which is why it’s so important to know when to let go and […]

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