When looking for good carry-on luggage for my kids there were 4 musts on my list: easy to maneuver, roomy, durable and fashionable. Turns out a really good option wasn’t typical luggage at all. It was a Pottery Barn rolling backpack! We went with the Fairfax, but the Mackenzie can work, too. Why A Rolling Backpack […]
Tips and advice for raising girls. Posts written by mom of girls.
Finding family TV shows that the girls and I both love has taken a lot of effort, but we now have a good list of things to enjoy together. Over the next few months I’ll be sharing some of our favorites, by category. First up are the shows we watch with a business focus. These […]
I wasn’t into having my kids help me cook dinner. Then one day as they were eating I heard someone say,“Well, this is good, but the broccoli was cooked a little too long. It’s not as bright as it should be.” What?! Are they really judging my cooking? Insert my wide eye stare here. Then […]
I’m an optimist. Optimism takes work. So does joy and happiness. Especially when life happens and you find yourself reeling from grief, depression, disappointment or sadness. Over the past few years my optimism muscle has gotten a real workout. There’s been the grief of losing people that were so dear to me – aunts, cousins, a […]
Monitoring Your Child’s Android Phone Using Google Family Link – What You Need To Know Monitoring my kids phone usage, especially online habits and apps accessed, was a big deal for me when I gave them phones earlier this year. We have Android devices, so I decided on Google Family Link. We’re a few […]
This morning I woke up an hour before my alarm clock. Normally this means I put in ear plugs to get my last hour of sleep. Because an hour of sleep is like gold. I tried, but after 20 minutes of wrestling with sleep, I gave up and started my morning routine instead. This was THE BEST […]
This week I participated in a press tour of Earth Fare’s new location in Concord, NC. Here are five things I didn’t know about Earth Fare, but now solidifies the healthy grocery store on my list of places to shop. All of their private label products are GMO-free. This means I don’t have to worry […]