In partnership with the Forward Influence Network, this post is sponsored by Google. Online predators. Inappropriate content. Exposure to adult themes. Bullying. These are the cornerstones of fear I carry as a mother as my children get closer to entering the world of social media. I can let that fear guide me or I can stand strong and teach them to Be Internet Awesome! … [Read more...] about Teaching my Daughters to be Upstanders on Social Media
It is time to put candles on the cake and to sing “Happy Birthday” to the great state of California! To celebrate this festive day of September 9th, I thought I’d pay tribute to one of the state’s tastiest gems, California Ripe Olives. First, a little history lesson, then we’ll dig into a super yummy recipe. In 1769, the first olive cuttings were planted in California … [Read more...] about Watermelon, Mint and Olive Salad
This conversation and demonstration on How to Cover Grey Roots Like a Pro is brought to you by Clairol. All opinions are my own. I am the ponytail queen. Very rarely do I wear my hair down. Even on evenings out with friends it is a toss up as to whether I actually let my hair down. It is not because I don't like my hair, it is a time thing. My hair is naturally curly. But not … [Read more...] about How To Cover Grey Roots Like A Pro
The following post was written in partnership with Store Brand Formula. When I found out I was having a child I could not see past the pregnancy and first few weeks of having a newborn. I worried about my baby’s health, her nutrition and her sleep. Would I breastfeed or give her formula? Would I swaddle or let her sleep in a romper? I also worried about my sleep. A lot. The … [Read more...] about 5 Secret Formulas to Parenting Success.