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  • Pre-K Graduation

      I wrote about the preschool that Lexi went to this whole last year and the reasons for selecting one here. Now that the preschool stage of our lives is over,…

  • Goodbye, Preschool!

    School is over, graduation is past us and to be honest, I am more nervous than Alexis herself about her attending kindergarten. First of all, 5 is way too early to…

  • Re-branding and new life questions

    If you missed this post on my life changes, Andrew and I are no longer together. I am contemplating writing more about it, simply because it’s a part of my life…

  • Our Morning Routine

    I have not written about our morning routine for a while now, I think since Lexi was a little baby, so when I was asked to do a post on what…

  • Here is why you’re still fat…

    If you care about your childrens’ health and your own health, I urge you to take the time to listen to this lecture from University of California.…

  • Big Announcement!

    BIG ANNOUNCEMENT! Some of you, who follow me on social media, might have noticed that for the last 6 months I have been working on a few projects. I am ready…

  • Time flies, doesn’t it?

    She is the same girl. Same playground we go to weekly. Yet she is so different. Taller, older looking.…

  • Some Days Call for a Beach Day

    Sometimes I just want to share photos. That’s all. I have let go the feeling of obligation of making every post count, every post informational or educational or based on experience.…

  • Our Beach Days in Florida

    The other day we were supposed to put together a storybook of a day for our music class. So instead of printing photos and glueing them to paper ( who has…

  • Self-Calming Technique for Toddlers

    I don’t know if this will work for everyone, but we have come up with a calming technique that really helps diffuse an upset that is about to turn into a tantrum. Around…

  • I can’t stand it!

    This blog has become such a big part of my life that during times when I can’t blog, I get this nagging sad feeling. Right now we are frantically working to…

  • Real Life in Cell Phone Photos

    Here are some of our more candid moments that would normally be posted on IG. I am thinking about coming back to IG soon, just posting during our travels and such. Probably…

  • Painting and Kite Flying with Friends

    Last week I wrote about messy toddler painting on a big canvas. What followed that painting session was inviting some of our friends over to join us and a sprinkler run that ensued.…

  • Outdoor Painting

    About two months ago, I decided to explore the idea of painting on a bigger canvas than a notepad. I brought out a big roll of paper, Crayola washable tempera paints…

  • Want to be a part of Daily Mom?

    As I mentioned earlier on Facebook, we are ready to expand at Daily Mom, which means adding new team members and contributors. If you read Daily Mom and would like to be…

  • Stuff Lexi says: 24-27 months

    Right now has got to be the cutest age for talking. I know they get more complex and say even funnier things, but the cuteness probably overloads right at around 2-2.5…

  • I love my new hair!

    This is the FIRST haircut I have been in love with in the last 3 years. I’ve always been a fan of long blonde hair and yet every few years is go…

  • At the beach (photo post)

    For the next two weeks, I will be mostly posting some photo stories I haven’t had a chance to share. I want to start writing more about our lives accompanied by…

  • Morning and Evening Bike Rides

    A while ago when Lexi was 1.5 years old, we decided that it was time to start biking as a family. Prior to that time, we weren’t so sure that Lexi…

  • We Heart Lexis

    This morning when my daily Zulily email came through, I saw that they are having a RUUM sale. Being one of my favorite and really inexpensive brands, I thought I would…

  • Goodbye, Instagram!

    I deleted my main Instagram account. It was a pretty rash decision. But one that I’ve been going back and forth on for weeks now. I know a lot of you…

  • My first NIP comment

    I’ve been breastfeeding in public for over 2 years now and based on the stories that circulate in the media this whole time I was prepared to get disapproving looks or…