Category: parenting

Why mommy bloggers never talk about life with teenagers

Why mommy bloggers never talk about life with teenagers

I recently read this post titled I worry for Mommy Bloggers from Jamie the Very Worst Missionary. Being a self-proclaimed “mommy blogger turned lifestyle blogger”, the title naturally piqued my interest. She talks about how a mommy blogger has it…

Craft for kids: Abstract painted tile squares

Craft for kids: Abstract painted tile squares

Transform simple white tiles with craft paint for a fun art project the kids will love. My family has mastered the art of taking things we have laying around the house and utilizing them in our crafty endeavors. You know,…

Netflix: Inspiring family movie time

Netflix: Inspiring family movie time

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post as part of the Netflix Stream Team. As always, all opinions are 100% my own. I remember when snuggling on the sofa to watch a movie with my kids was the only way I…

Motherhood problems: Please teach your children about good music

Motherhood problems: Please teach your children about good music

I was sitting at my desk, plugging away on the computer editing photos (as usual) and writing, when I heard the most beautiful thing: my son playing a song on his guitar. You see, my office is situated right in…

Happy 2014 from my family to yours

Happy 2014 from my family to yours

I painted everyone in my family in a  Pop Art style. Stay tuned for a how-to tutorial later this week. Goodbye, 2013. Hello, 2014. Where did this year go? It seems cliche to say but also very fitting. 2013 has…

Keepy app is perfect for saving your child’s art

Keepy app is perfect for saving your child’s art

I posted about my experience with the Keepy app on BabyCenter today. Keepy: A fun app perfect at saving your child’s art. It’s no secret my kids love art and we are always coming up with ways to do something creative…

Video: Celebrating Dia de los Muertos with your children

Video: Celebrating Dia de los Muertos with your children

Dia de los Muertos has become a big part of my life for the past ten years or so. Although I did not grow up celebrating this holiday, I was quickly enchanted by the beauty of its tradition. Every year,…

Dollar Store Diy: Sugar Skull Travel Mug

Dollar Store Diy: Sugar Skull Travel Mug

Transform an inexpensive dollar store mug with a fun Day of the Dead-themed design your kids will love to color. Now that I’m a converted dollar store shopper, I’m always on the hunt for fun things I can diy and…

Dia de los Muertos-inspired Paper Collage for Kids

Dia de los Muertos-inspired Paper Collage for Kids

Make this calaca-inspired paper collage with your kids to celebrate the Mexican tradition of Dia de los Muertos. This is a great project to sit down and do with your kids. I’ve shared this before, but the second my kids…

Enjoying a day of graffiti at Venice Beach

Enjoying a day of graffiti at Venice Beach

One of my favorite places in Southern California is Venice Beach. As a young, college student, I used to wander the boardwalk and the surrounding hipster neighborhoods thinking, I could get used to living here. I had a girlfriend who…