Tag: mom life

Thank You To My Mom Friends

I may have survived the last few years without you, but it wouldn't have been nearly as much fun. Thank you for being my mom friend.

Tips and Tricks for Better Sleep

When I was a kid, I could sleep anywhere. On sofas. In cars. On planes. In sleeping bags. Anywhere. These days? Not. So. Much. Since my...

Tips and Tricks To Simplify Your Life

Do you ever dream of simpler times? I don’t know how it happened. We have dishwashers, washing machines, smart phones, robotic vacuums, wash-and-wear clothes, air...

Autism: Wonderful Humans, Wired Differently

Our teenage son still enjoys watching Peppa Pig. He still jumps up from the breakfast table to watch the garbage truck. He sometimes watches...

Collectively Curated: Gratitude

Gratitude. It's that spontaneous, warm and fuzzy feeling we get sometimes that makes us smile, lowers our heart rate and reduces stress. It's the appreciation...

Collectively Curated: Wellness — Preparing for Cold and Flu Season

Fall is on the way. Changing leaves. Brisk evenings. Cozy sweaters. Cold and flu season.  While various viruses circulate year round, flu viruses are most...

Collectively Curated: Sun Safety + Skin Care

As a child, I spent countless hours in the sun.  My first job was walking beans — read about it here, if you’re not from...

Mental Health: It’s Time to Talk About It

Let’s talk. Really talk. Like out-in-the-open, I’m-not-scared, it’s-the-21st-Century-for-goodness’-sake talk. Our topic? Mental health.  Gulp. Nervous laugh.  Still with me? Excellent. Grab a cup of coffee. Settle...

One Year Later… How has Covid-19 Changed Our Lives?

How has your life changed in the past year? Seattle was home to the first reported Covid-19 death in the United States on Feb. 29,...

Self-Care: Amazing Ideas for Busy Moms

Listen up, mamas. Self-care isn’t self-ish. It’s putting the oxygen mask on yourself first, so you can think clearly and act decisively to care...