Kmart’s Fab 15 Holiday Toy List – Giving Me the Gift of Memory

  Do you remember what some of your favorite toys were as a little kid? I faintly remember Barbies, Strawberry Shortcake dolls, and My Little Pony… but the three things that get me real nostalgic and weepy are roller skates (used to the Footloose soundtrack in my garage), my Sit […]

Talking About Maternal Health and Merck for Mothers

  I have recently returned from San Jose where I attended the BlogHer annual conference and a special event hosted by Merck for Mothers.  Merck for Mothers is a “10 – year, $500 million initiative focused on creating a world where no woman dies giving birth.”  I became a blog […]

2014 Kia Sorento Review – Road Trippin’ and Driving Vertically

  Our family has been making many weekend trips from Los Angeles to San Francisco over the past few months.  I think it was trip number 50 billion, that we switched things up and tested out a 2014 Kia Sorento instead of taking our own mini van.   Now, the […]

MommyJuice Wines – Now I Won’t Be Lying

  I’m pretty sure I’m not alone here when I confess to calling my glass of wine “Mommy’s juice”.  I’ve also called it “Mommy’s cup of sanity”, “relaxing medicine”, and “don’t touch, don’t touch, that’s poison for kids” juice.  I feel safe in assuming that the first is the most […]

Hyundai Santa Fe Epic Play Date – We Needed Some Big Play

  “Mommy, would you like to come play with me?” Not too long ago, my four year old said this sweetly to me as he held up his Lego bin and looked at me expectantly.  I told him I wished I could, but I had to finish some work before […]