It’s snowing in parts of New York this week, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be thinking about sun safety. That’s why we’re bringing you this important message from our guest blogger, Jennifer Landis, editor at Mindfulness Mama, about the importance of year-round sun safety. Getting Real with Jennifer Landis You probably haven’t thought much about the sun lately. Spring is coming, but it is still so cold and snowy in many parts of the country. However, spring break is on the way for many, and you may have noticed sunscreen, tanning oil and beachwear on display in the...Read More
-sponsored- Everybody loves getting mystery boxes, don’t they? While mine have typically been filled with things like skin care products and coffees (ok, and wine), I have eagerly awaited the arrival of my Mystery Tackle Box and it was definitely worth the wait. I don’t do much fishing, but I have several family members who love fishing. More technically, they live for fishing. The Mystery Tackle Box is the perfect gift for anyone who loves to fish. Each month, the recipient will get a mystery box filled with fishing gear specifically chosen for the kind of fishing they do...Read More
-sponsored- As mothers, we are all about spoiling our little (or extended) tribe. During the holiday season, this translates to finding the prettiest and most thoughtful gifts to show our appreciation and love. Yet, we cannot avoid thinking about the fact that we will regret the shopping sprees in January next year when all the holiday magic wears off, and we are left with more debt on our credit cards. So, I am wondering, is spending necessary? What lessons are we teaching our children? Is there a better way to do this without feeling cheap? Consumerism and love If...Read More
My daughter has always been fashion forward. At age three, she started wearing two different socks because that was “her style.” By the time she started kindergarten, she was putting together complicated, multi-layered outfits that were as outlandish as they were clever. But I believe in letting my kids be individuals, so we never stopped her from expressing her personality. She first asked if we could dye her hair when she was in first grade. That year, it was pink. The next year, she went for purple and blue. In fourth grade, we bleached out streaks of her brunette and...Read More
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