BOOK REVIEW – “BRANDON MAKES JIAO ZI” BY EUGENIA CHU

This post may contain referral/affiliate links. Read the full disclosure. When a friend messaged me about reviewing multicultural books for a great diversity program, I didn’t hesitate to say yes. When it comes to adding books to our library, I’ve become selective over the past few years because 1. I have no room for a…

2019 ONE-WORD GOAL AND RESOLUTIONS

This post may contain referral/affiliate links. Read the full disclosure. It’s already the second week into the new year and I have not written anything yet about my goals for 2019, but I have good reason to! I have a ton I want to accomplish this year since my goal last year was just to…

THIS SEASON OF MY MOTHERHOOD JOURNEY

This post may contain referral/affiliate links. Read the full disclosure. Last night while I was out running errands, I bumped into a lady I used to work with for what seemed like so many years ago. She walked into Gap while I was walking out with my daughter, Ruby, and she was so perfect! She…

WHY I’M CHOOSING TO HAVE A SMALL FAMILY

This post may contain referral/affiliate links. Read the full disclosure. Emily entered our lives this July and made us a family of six. Many of you are reading this and thinking, “A family of six is NOT a small family.” and I totally agree. Nowadays, a couple choosing to have more than 2 kids is…

MOLLY AND THE HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, TERRIBLE TWOS

This post may contain referral/affiliate links. Read the full disclosure. For some, the “Terrible Twos” don’t hit until they actually turn two years of age. For my kids, they always start a bit earlier than that. Molly officially turns 18 months today and she’s been “terrible” for the past month. When Emily was born in…

5 SIMPLE TIPS FOR COORDINATING A FAMILY PHOTO WARDROBE

This post may contain referral/affiliate links. Read the full disclosure. When it comes to family photos, finding outfits to wear can be just as challenging as finding the right photographer. Remember when your mom made you and your sisters wear the same floral lace dress? Gone are the days of match-matchy. It can seem overwhelming…

10 FUN WAYS TO SAY GOODBYE TO SUMMER

This post may contain referral/affiliate links. Read the full disclosure. This summer has been the driest and most humid summer I’ve experienced yet. And since most of it was spent being pregnant (baby Emily finally arrived on July 28th), I felt like I didn’t really get to enjoy it as much with my little family…

WELCOME EMILY

This post may contain referral/affiliate links. Read the full disclosure. I’ve been MIA and for good reason. My last post was back in June and I’ve been meaning to write more posts- in fact, I had a new blog post idea each week but I just never got around to it because… SUMMER!!! That’s right….

The Best Toys to Keep Your Kids Busy

This post may contain referral/affiliate links. Read the full disclosure. Now that school is out, you’re probably busy planning your family vacation. Whether it be a road trip or a flying trip, you’ll need to figure out what to do with your kids and how to keep them occupied for XX amount of hours till…

Managing Kids’ Artwork

This post may contain referral/affiliate links. Read the full disclosure. Now that the school year is done and over with, you’re probably looking at a pile of paper and feeling overwhelmed with what to do with it. Heck- I was feeling overwhelmed the first month of the school year. I wanted to keep everything since…