Motherhood · Parenting

They Hear it All

This quote has been etched in my mind since I first read it.  We don’t think about the power behind the words we use with our kids until we are looking back in hindsight. Since I read this quote, I try to make it a point to be more patient and explain myself more openly… Continue reading They Hear it All

Parenting · Tips

7 Fun Ideas to Keep Kids Busy

Here I am…back in my creative mode! It has been a while with me being in my bubble. I am finally ready to get back and give in to my bits of creativity.  First things first, today is the first day of me being home from work with both kids. Both kids with a million… Continue reading 7 Fun Ideas to Keep Kids Busy

Parenting · Tips

Crafts with the Kiddies: Leprechaun Trap

Ava was given an assignment at school to build a leprechaun trap. I had to listen to her talking about this trap for a whole week! 7 whole days of hearing this kid talk about the supplies she needed and the ideas she had for this trap. I just knew that we had to participate… Continue reading Crafts with the Kiddies: Leprechaun Trap

Family

Ava’s Update

It is unreal to think of the length of time that I have been away and all of the changes that have come with this passed time. One HUGE change is how much my little Ava has grown.  In the past few months, she has gone through a few changes of her own. She celebrated… Continue reading Ava’s Update

Self-Help · Thankful

Art of Being Thankful

With embracing my current way of thinking, this Thanksgiving seems so much more meaningful than others. Even though we are not physically close to family and friends, celebrating this day means a lot to me. I have been getting into my feelings around not having a support system here in California and being so far… Continue reading Art of Being Thankful