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Mouse Ears Headache

How To Avoid The Dreaded Minnie Mouse Ears Headache

With the recent rose gold Minnie Mouse ears craze, I’ve been seeing even more people than before wearing those adorable sequined headbands around the Disneyland Resort. After all, if you’ve managed to snag one of these elusive and super popular headbands for yourself, of course you’re going to want to show them off with pride! […]

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Winter Driving – Are You Prepared For The Snow?

This post is brought to you by our sponsor YourMechanic!Winter driving here in sunny California is almost laughable.  I mean this isn’t Iowa!  Right?  But, I’m sure so many of us (myself included) have trips planned to go to the snow.  And the real question is – are you prepared for winter driving? As in, […]

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Helping Grieving Children Get Through the Holidays

The holidays are coming, which as a mom can bring a lot of stress and grief of its own kind.  However, for those families that may have experienced a death in the family, the holiday prep can look a lot different.   Navigating my own grief as well as helping my clients has a different significance […]

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My Baby’s Brain: An Update

It has been a year since I wrote about our daughter’s journey through Infantile Spasms (IS) or West Syndrome, a “catastrophic seizure disorder” that typically comes without warning and leaves the children it touches severely disabled. Unlike epilepsy, its more common cousin, IS comes around six months of age and is accompanied by high voltage […]

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Creative Solutions To “Problem Behaviors”

I don’t think I like age four. Three was worlds better than four, and I’m sincerely hoping that five offers a much-needed reprieve from the moody, behaviorally-challenged, fearsome fours. My son is a wonderful tiny human most of the time. However, if he doesn’t sleep/get enough play time/eats too much sugar/it’s Tuesday, he will become […]

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How To Teach Your Children To Be Changers

I often find myself thinking about how I can teach my children to be more than a passerby.  Generally, I fail at this.  It’s like how you have amazing ideas right before you fall asleep or in the shower, but once put to the test you completely forget what it was that so Earth-shattering.  That’s […]

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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Did you know that September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month? I’ve written this post to shine a spotlight on this important topic of women’s health. But it’s also important to keep your overall and reproductive health a priority year-round. If you are overdue for your regular check-up, I hope that this article will inspire you […]

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When Your Preschooler Asks Hard Questions

My four-year-old is quite precocious and inquisitive, and his verbal reasoning ability routinely amazes me. He often has very thoughtful questions and you can just see the wheels turning in his head when he reasons out answers to things. I love longer car rides, because for some reason this is the forum where the most […]

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