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therapist answers relationship questions lockdown Raise your hand if you’ve considered divorce since the quarantine started. I KID I KID. But listen, it’s hard out here on these quarantine streets. And relationships with those closest to us (spouses, family, children) end up bearing the brunt of the extra stress and worry we are all carrying.But […]

April 20, 2020

A Therapist Answers Your Most-Asked Questions About Love in Lockdown

authentic simple italian biscotti recipe When all else fails, CARBS. Amiright? If there ever were a time for getting re-acquainted with your kitchen, and whipping up a treat in the process, now is it. I shared this recipe a while back for authentic Italian biscotti from my friend Nicole, and since I’m going to be trying to […]

April 14, 2020

Simple, Authentic Italian Biscotti to Soothe Your Quarantined Soul

Guys. Might I be the last blogger on earth to write about my love for Trader Joe’s? Perhaps. But still! Let’s dig into this. Given our family’s penchant for tearing through dozens of pieces of fresh fruit in hours (hours! Once my three kids ate eight–EIGHT–nectarines in four hours.), I always like to plan a […]

September 25, 2019

My Trader Joe’s Favorites: What’s Always on My List

It marks almost a month since I stirred up a giant shitstorm with some commentary I made on one certain pink and gold sequin lunchbox. In what will heretofore be known as #LunchBoxGate, I (unintentionally, but gratefully) started a conversation about the importance of messaging to our young girls, and in turn, that spurred multiple discussions on what exactly it means to help our kids lead healthy lives.

March 8, 2019

Ep 13: It’s Not Impossible to Get Your Kids to Eat Healthy! Podcast with Dr. Julia Nordgren

Let’s talk things that grow from the earth–specifically, fruits and vegetables. And now let’s talk kids–specifically, young kids. These are two things that traditionally do not go together all that well, or easily… until now. Today I’ve got the most delicious recipe–a healthy after-school snacks for kids that (GASP) they will actually love! Perfect for getting together those two aforementioned groups. 😉

February 27, 2019

This Fruit Dip is the Perfect Healthy After-School Snack

Like many women these days, I’ve lived several professional lives by this point in my life. I’m 37 and have had a “normal,” corporate job; I’ve done the stay-at-home mom thing; and now I’m doing the work-from-home thing. But in every role I’ve held, I’ve found successful women around me. And I’ve learned some important lessons from them.

February 12, 2019

5 Life Lessons I’ve Learned from Successful Women

After all that “sparking joy” analysis with the KonMari Method, chances are you are ready to enjoy your freshly-decluttered space. I know I am! Sre you ready for the After Pictures?

January 30, 2019

Marie Kondo Closet Makeover (Part Two)

I’m no math genius, but if I had to guess, I make somewhere between 356,712 and 554,925 decisions per day as a mom. And when it comes to school mornings, let’s just say I’m in need of any simplifying tips I can get.

January 28, 2019

This One Tip Makes Our School Mornings So Much Easier

I am one of those people who, when the mood strikes to do something, must do it. Like NOW. This goes for many things–writing; eating leftover Publix birthday cake straight out of the fridge; and apparently decluttering and organizing. So a couple weeks ago I did what everyone else in America is doing right now–I went straight up Marie Kondo on my closet.

January 23, 2019

I Marie Kondo’ed my Closet and This is What Happened (Part One)

When you have young kids, you learn to work as a team. One partner usually ends up being better at, say, getting the kids to bed; and the other ends up being better at, say, getting up at the crack of dawn with them. I fall into the former category.

January 18, 2019

Cozy Up, California-Style