Relaxing Desert Retreat: La Casa Del Zorro Resort in Borrego Springs, California

Cactus plant in Borrego Springs Desert

  Who goes to the desert in the summer?   I’ll tell you who. Someone who want to relax, to unwind. Someone who wants to throw away all of their responsibilities for the moment and have a little fun. We went to La Casa Del Zorro Resort and Spa in Borrego Springs and loved every […]

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, […]

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 […]

Family Game Night with Hasbro, Toys R Us & Duracell! {Giveaway}


  My husband and I are big fans of board games. We used to play all the time, just the two of us. We love getting together with friends to play Hasbro’s Taboo—it’s impossible not to have fun while playing that! Since our boys came along, we’ve gotten out of the habit, and I miss […]

Top 10 Sweets and Dessert Recipes on mommyGAGA You Can’t Miss

Frozen Cherry Lime Kool-Aid Pie

Anybody got a sweet tooth? If you do, you’ll love this list of the most popular desserts we’ve created right here on mommyGAGA! Whether you’re craving chocolate, marshmallows, or fruity desserts, you’ll be able to satisfy it all right here. Take a look at the top 10 sweets and desserts, just in case you missed […]

5 Must-Have Items To Bring On The Airplane When Traveling With Kids


Thanks to Cottonelle for sponsoring today’s discussion. All opinions are mine, I love to travel with my family, so I am sharing my list of  things to bring on the airplane for kids!     Isn’t it just liberating to be above the clouds? I get a sense ow freedom, and awe. I enjoy flying to […]

3 Must-Haves for A Romantic Date Night In #GelatoLove

Breyers Gelato Indulgences, Vanilla Caramel

This post brought to you by Breyers Gelato Indulgences. All opinions are 100% mine.     What do you do when you can't get a babysitter for the weekend?   Date night IN!   That's right, no need to dress up, pay for valet parking and a $100 dinner for two. With kids, it can […]

10 Chores for Preschoolers + A Printable Chore Chart!

Kids chores, doing the dishes

    Preschoolers are at this perfect age where they are inquisitive, searching for independence, and actually WANT to help and love and cuddle.  As they get older, there is this constant struggle to be independent. “I wanna do it by myself” is my daughters #1 line these days. I think 3-4 years old is the […]

The Experience of Marriott Rewards Travel: Perks Galore!

The Pool at JW Marriott Hotel, Santa Monica

I am happy to be able to work with the Marriott Rewards® program and Mom Central Consulting, my family loves to travel! Although compensated, all opinions are mine, read all about how to get free hotel rooms and hot perks at Marriott properties…     I will admit: I was never a member of the […]

Affordable Tech Gifts For Grads: Cheap Wireless Plans With Walmart Family Mobile

Samsung Galaxy Exhibit phone from Walmart

I am a member of the #CollectiveBias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser.     As plenty of middle school high school , and college graduates cross the stage in a few weeks, people everywhere are celebrating a wonderful achievement: […]