How To Talk To Your Kids About Stranger Danger

never talk to strangers

  I don’t know what hit me, but I found myself awake at 3:30am this morning just thinking. First it was about baseball, my son’s team is in the Pony World Series so we’re at the fields every day and it’s pretty exciting! With tons of other spectators, families, aunts, uncles, cousins and grandparents around, […]

Family Adventure in Costa Rica: Stay at Si Como No Resort, Spa and Wildlife Refuge!

Aerial view of the swimming pool with watersilde, Si Como No hotel in Costa Rica

    Have you ever been to Costa Rica? If you haven’t YOU MUST add this country to your bucket list! I have written about my travels to Costa Rica, why you should take your family, a zip line adventure in San Luis, and some stunning photos of Manuel Antonio, one of the top beach tourist areas. […]

Kid Friendly Summer Drinks: Cherry Lime Spritzer Mocktail Recipe

Non Alcoholic Cocktail Recipe, Cherry Lime Spritzer

I have partnered with Socialstars and Sweet’N Low to create some delicious, guilt free goodies that my family can enjoy. Wait till you see what I came up with!         Looking for a family friendly, kid approved summer party drink recipe? How about using some sweet summer flavors combined to make a cool, refreshing beverage? […]

5 Tips to Take Better Pictures of Your Kids With Any Camera

happy little girl upside down

  Face it: EVERYONE is taking pictures of their kids every single day. It’s now easier than ever to capture moments and experiences to share and keep as family memories. I am guilty of taking pictures of my kids wherever we go. I mean, how long are they going to be building drum sets out […]

10 Photos of CARS LAND At Night, Disney’s California Adventure Park

Get your kicks on Route 66, Carsland, Disney's California Adventure

Fan of Disney’s CARS animated movie franchise?     If so, it’s an absolute MUST that you visit Disney’s California Adventure, the home of CARSLAND! Once you step in, you are immersed in the essence of the CARS movies, the whole area is a spitting image full of details and Disney fun! I shared the […]

Refreshing Summer Drinks: Stoli® Vodka and Mint Lemonade Cocktail #StoliLemonade

Stoli Vodka Mint Lemonade Summer Drinks

This post brought to you by STOLI® Vodka. All opinions are 100% mine.   Looking for delicious, refreshing summer party drinks?        If you are entertaining this summer, your adult guests will love this cool, vodka summer beverage. Sip by the poolside or in the backyard while you all mingle and the kids […]

Vtech Safe & Sound Pan & Tilt Color Video Monitor: Extra Eyes For Active Babies and Busy Moms

Vtech Safe and Sound Baby Monitor Screen

By contributing writer Mariel Concepcion   I received the Vtech Safe & Sound Baby Monitor to review with my family. All opinions are my own. I love how I can keep an eye on my son, it is a great addition to his room!     When my husband suggested to me it was time for […]

It’s Different, It Hurts

Deanna Underwood, via mommy_GAGA, Instagram

Being alone.     I hate dark, sad posts, because i’m not generally sad, but it just hurts sometimes. The loneliness. The quiet. The self doubt. Pondering what could have been.   You spend your better years building something, a family, a home, a bond like no other. You put your soul into it, every […]

85 Family Friendly Things to Do This Summer in San Diego, California

View of Pebble Beach, California, 17 Mile Drive

  Are you taking a family vacation to San Diego this year? Or just passing through? Maybe you’re a Southern California resident? I am sure you’ll be looking for things to do while you’re here, there is so much to experience! Born and raised in San Diego, and now enjoying the city with my kids, I consider […]

Summer Nights: Brazilian Fun and Food at the Bahia Carnaval!

sunset over the bay, Bahia Hotel, San Diego

Looking for some family fun things to do in San Diego this summer?     If you live here, or are traveling to San Diego this summer, Bahia Carnaval it is! Set at the beautiful Bahia Hotel on Mission Bay, guests take part in a wonderful night time event, every Thursday night this summer. No need […]