Real Food for Busy People Online Cooking Class

Real Food for Busy People Online Cooking Class - Don't Mess with Mama.com

Want to learn more about essential oils? Sign up for my FREE 14-day essential oils e-course. Learn why and how to use essential oils + natural remedies and DIY recipes. It’s every parent’s dilemma: How to get healthy, nutritious foods to kids without slaving all day in the kitchen? And for eco-minded parents, there’s the […]

My Kids Have A Better Social Life Than Me….

My Kids Have a Bigger Social Life Than Me - Don't Mess with Mama.com

Checking my appointment book is part of my morning ritual. I long ago gave up trying to remember everything I need to do without actually writing it down and as much as I love technology, I love putting pen to paper and seeing everything written out in front of me, so my book basically maps […]

How to Use Hot Rollers Tutorial

How to Use Hot Rollers

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of BlogHer BHTV. All opinions are my own.  I love getting haircuts because my hairstylist does an amazing job with my cut and always (on my request) curls my hair. My hair is straight, and I’m all thumbs when it comes to curling my […]

“Watch What Happens…” In Our House Regarding Kids & TV

Kids and TV

The other day I caught up with the mom of one of my son’s besties from school. While waiting for our kids to be dismissed from kindergarten we talked about their recent after-school playdate at my house. I recapped of how much fun they had and mentioned how worn my son was afterward and that […]

Mom’s Solo Weekend with the Kids – A Survivor’s Story

Mom's Solo Weekend with Kids

I recently did something I had never done before. No, I didn’t skydive, get a tattoo or even go on a wild spending spree at Bloomies (I wish!). I spent the entire weekend with my kidlets, ALONE. No husband, no extended family, no mommy friends, no playdates… NOBODY but me and the kids. I know, […]

What Do Kids Really Mean When They Ask, “What’s For Dinner?”

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Lately, I noticed something my son was doing that his friends in kindergarten weren’t. They ran up to their mommies and daddies when they came to pick them up after school and gave them big hugs and kisses. Mine just always wanted to know, “What’s for dinner?” After a long day at work I always […]

Guest Post: Organizing Your Kitchen Pantry

The following is a sponsored guest post.  You have a secret weapon just waiting to be unleashed allowing you to have a rock-star kitchen: an organized pantry. No fear if your pantry is currently more of a dud than a stick of dynamite. Every pantry has the potential to be an effective tool for a well-run and […]

Media Training Workshop for San Diego Entrepreneurs and Businesses

Angela Chee, Zen Media, Inc. Are you a San Diego entrepreneur or small business? Do you want to get TV and media exposure or build buzz for your business and don’t know where to start or feel overwhelmed? Then, check out the Win Over the Media workshop lead by local mom-preneurs, Angela Chee at Zen Media, […]

Little Back-to-School Routines That Make a Big Difference

back to school routines

This summer went by way too fast. It seems like the school year ended just a few weeks ago; yet now it’s August, and my kids have just finished summer camp. We have a week off before my sons start second grade and kindergarten. I’m still reeling from the thought of having two kids in […]

Why I Chose to Give Up My Full-Time Career

Recently, I did something I never thought I’d do. In fact, it was terrified of it for my entire life. I resigned from my full-time management job to spend more time with my kids. I’m still having a hard time saying it because I’ve always been focused on my career. I thought I’d climb the corporate ladder […]

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