Mother-Daughter Team on a mission to develop a healthy family life that is fun, fulfilling, stable and simplified

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My Phone is NOT My Best Friend!

My Phone is NOT My Best Friend!

I have a love-hate relationship with my smartphone.  I have run the gamut from being in complete awe of this miracle device to hating it for being so distracting that I’ve nearly sacrificed relationships because of it. I love that my phone keeps me connected […]

Wall Organizing Project

Wall Organizing Project

  The wall in our kitchen nook needed some help.  I had so many papers and crafts coming home with the kids that I didn’t know what to do with them, so I started off putting our favorites ones up on our once blank wall […]

Parenting:  Baby Bonding

Parenting: Baby Bonding

I deeply appreciate the precious moments, hours and sometimes even weeks after the birth of a newborn that I get to experience as a grandmother and as a birth and postpartum doula. I have the privilege of witnessing miraculous moments of the invisible, undeniable bonds […]

Parenting: Focus on the Positive

Parenting: Focus on the Positive

Not long ago, I realized that I had a problem and it was showing up in my parenting, but it was also affecting all areas of my life.  I naturally tended to focus much more on the negative than the positive.  I knew this needed […]

Parenting: Must-Haves for your Newborn

Parenting: Must-Haves for your Newborn

Before I even arrive at a family’s home following the birth of their newborn, I tell mom’s and dad’s to pick up these three great tools of the trade.  I’ve seen these “must-haves” help create a blissful atmosphere time and again.  They also make wonderful […]