Going Against The Grain and Opting Out of Pre-K: Preschool is Not Your Only Choice

My son, Kian, is four. While many moms have already found a pre-k classroom for their children, I am opting not to send my son to preschool.  I get asked often, does he go to school? Are you going to send him? And then people’s pitch changes when I tell them I don’t plan on

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Struggling With Making The Right Choice For Your Child? I Was, Read What I Did

Another Go At Swim Class  I recently put my 4-year-old son, Kian in swimming classes. We had attempted once before but he just wouldn’t have it at 7 months! So, I pulled him out of the classes. I guess I just wasn’t feeling it either.  This time around wasn’t the best experience at the beginning

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Mothers, Feeling a Bit Defeated Today? Read This Reminder!

Mothers, you are something out of this world. In a dynamic, awesome, unbelievable, terrific, beautiful, courageous, warrior kind of way. But somewhere along the way, you got lost and you don’t know how it happened. Somewhere along the way you lost confidence, strength, energy, and authority. You have an ugly nagging pain at your core

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Fun Places: Griffith​ Observatory

The view of Los Angeles looks amazing from the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles, California (you can see the Hollywood sign as well). And my 3-year-old Kian had a great time exploring the Observatory grounds. There’s a lot to see and some exhibits are interactive. He hopped onto a scale to find out how much

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Did You Know Giving Your Child a Choice Can Facilitate A Few Things For You?

As moms, we all know that trying to negotiate or convince a toddler to do anything takes some skill, lots of luck, and a whole lot of patience on our behalf. But what if it’s gone beyond that? What if you’re to the point where you are having daily struggles with your toddler because you just

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