Halloween and Trick Or Treat, and other great October events and activities in Sonoma, Napa, and Marin. Check out our guide to wine country for moms, dads, and families in Wine Country!
When I asked my mother how she shared the news of her pregnancy with me, she simply answered, “I told your Aunt Rena.” My aunt had the phone number of every family member, and she was not shy when it came to making calls. Needless to say, the news traveled fast! Pregnancy can be an […]
Located at the very southern end of Sonoma County, Schellville is one of my favorite places. Cooled by morning fog and coastal breezes, this area is known for producing great wines. It’s also a sweet spot to spend the day. Here are my favorite places to put on your day-trip itinerary of Schellville. Eating In Schellville […]
Wine Country’s Amazing Fall Bucket List is here! From puddle jumping to pie baking, there is so much fallun for moms, families, and kids of all ages. (Free printable below!) 1 >> Jump in a pile of leaves 2 >> Go to a tide pool 3 >> Go on a fall foliage nature hike 4 […]
This mama has recently lost a decent amount of weight. …And I didn’t even really do anything to lose it. (I know…hate me, I would.) Weight is such a sensitive subject I’m more uneasy discussing it now that I’m thinner. I wish I lost the weight due to hard work and dedication in my food choices. […]
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I had had enough of my kids’ obsession with their electronics! Admittedly, I too have had a screen addiction. My smart phone was never far from my reach. I certainly couldn’t expect my kids to practice what I was preaching if I didn’t back it up with my own example. I knew that if I was […]
I think we can all agree that parenting is hard. Parenting done right is an affirmation of one’s love for the world, raising a caring, confident, empathetic person to continue on earth after our time as parents has ended. Parenting on a good day banishes shame and makes me strive to do my best in […]
25% of pregnancies do not go full-term. The leading cause of death among children aged 0-19 is unintentional injury. Childhood cancer robs us of our beloved babies every day, out of every month, every year. The loss of a child is a wound that will never heal. And still we press on. Sometimes it feels […]
Our friendship was one of my longest lasting relationships. After meeting through a mutual friend, we were soon inseparable. All through the first 15 years we had so much fun and I felt like I found a true confidant. It wasn’t until the first pregnancy that things really started to change for me. She was making decisions that […]
Oh hello, September-how we’ve missed you! Here’s our favorite ten signs of fall, tell us yours!
We have your guide to local LuLaRoe, Rodan + Fields, and Usborne Books consultants (and SO SO MUCH MORE!). If you’re looking to support some local mama’s while also getting great products, this is the guide to bookmark!
Hall of Frame Photography On September 13th, 2015 I sat at Black Bear Diner in Napa, CA trying to wrap my head around eating breakfast. As I sat there with my family, I looked up to see the news was on and immediately started to distract my three year old daughter. Why? Because the images […]