2014/08/19
skinny, vanity, weight loss,

Sometimes You Just Need a Little Hideaway in your Life

My daughters, they saw an Instagram video of a friend’s little girl lip syncing Kiesza’s Hideaway. It was the first time they’d ever heard the song. They […]
2014/06/26
stanford health, raising girls, girl power, sponsored

Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary Moments of Childhood

I have been finding that the extraordinary moments in motherhood are the ordinary moments of childhood. There is magic in the laughter and giggles of my girls, […]
2014/05/26
#yesAllWomen, Elliot Rodger, women's issues, misogyny, sexism, rape, shooting spree

#YesAllWomen Matter

I had no idea that #YesAllWomen movement began this weekend. I spent the weekend with my family, celebrating my daughter’s 7th birthday. Her birthday was Wednesday and we […]
2014/05/21
Gabi, birthday, ballet, recital, turning 7, birthday, love letter, love letter to my 7-year-old, love letter to my child

Love Letter to my Daughter on her 7th Birthday

Today, I wrote a love letter to my daughter on her 7th birthday. My Gabi, my last baby turns 7-years-old. She is sort of amazing. I […]
2014/04/29
fairy, humor, explaining puberty, breasts

The Boob Fairy : How to Explain Breasts to Young Children

Have you had the conversation about breasts with your daughters yet? I spent so much time trying to figure out when the perfect time to explain menstruation, puberty […]
2014/03/12
Bossy, Sheryl Sandberg, #BanBossy, Bossy, Raising Girls, Strong girls, leaders

Bossy, My Ass, Calling Little Girls the B-Word is Fine

Of all the things I get up in arms about concerning women’s issues, being called bossy is not one of them. In fact, I don’t find […]
2014/03/10
Isabelle Palmer, American Girl, Doll of the year, ballet, daughters

Introducing Isabelle Palmer American Girl of the Year 2014

The American Girl of the Year 2014 is named Isabelle Palmer. My daughter has a special kinship with this doll because she not only looks like […]
2014/03/04
Elsa, Frozen, costume, how to make an Elsa costume

How to Easily Make An Elsa Costume

How to make an Elsa Costume? My girls loved Frozen and there are no Elsa costumes to be found….anywhere. We are in desperate need of an […]
2014/02/04
body love, love your body, body image, women, mary Lambert

Love Your Body the Way Your Mother Loved Your Baby Feet

Love your body is the message that we must teach our daughters. Love your body like your mother loved your baby feet. I had something else planned […]