Goodbye Fear, Embarrassment, and Procrastination!

Well, this, this… No More Excuses, I’m Going For It didn’t actually happen in December, like I had hoped it would. After spending over one year on my website, writing for no one but myself, I thought December, my birthday month, would be the month I take my site public. YAY! Didn’t happen. I almost wanted to

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If You Are Trying to Raise Mr. or Mrs. Independent, Read This!

I mentioned in a previous blog, Why My Three Year Old Has Chores. Instilling confidence in Kian will allow him to want to try new things. At three, every toddler is probably trying to insert their independence and show you how big they are and how much they can do. This is the age when they

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Different Parenting Styles With One End Goal (Find Out What That Is)

Recently, I gave another presentation on parenting concepts at KIPP Sol Academy, in East Los Angeles, CA. And many parents, with different parenting styles gathered in one room to listen to this presentation which was focused on the concept of teaching our children kindness, respect, values, and compassion for others. The thing is, even with so

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No More Excuses, I’m Going For It!

I began blogging about 1 year and half ago for LaComadre.org and started my own site, Home Is My Happy Place about 1 year ago. Yet, my site has been private all of this time! That’s right, no one is reading my content, but me. Yet, I still write. I love writing and getting things

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Key Benefits of Having a 16 Year Gap Between My Two Children

I didn’t plan a 16 year gap between my children, but that’s what occurred. And I’m often asked by other parents if this has served as an advantage? Here’s a bit of what I tell them. Time does fly An advantage of having gone through this is having a real notion of how fast time

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