5 Secrets to Better Sleep

Saturday has always been my favorite (shhh, don’t tell the other days!). When I worked in corporate, I loved Saturday because it meant I didn’t have to spent 8+ hours stuck in my office. Instead, I was free to spend the day binge-watching HGTV, painting my nails, and spending time outside if the weather wasContinue reading “5 Secrets to Better Sleep”

5 Must-Listen Podcasts for Moms

I used to think people who preferred listening to audiobooks over reading regular old paper books were weird. I mean, isn’t that kind of like listening to AM radio? But then I had kids, and somewhere amid the late-night feedings and filibuster-length bedtime routines, I realized I had a lot of wasted time on myContinue reading “5 Must-Listen Podcasts for Moms”

Want to Feel Better Fast? Here’s a 2-Minute Solution.

Have we all seen this genius dinosaur meme by now? You know, the one that depicts the evolution of a mother’s mood from that of the affable “Rex” from Toy Story at 9 am to the murderous sharp-toothed beast from Jurassic Park by sundown? It’s relatable. More often than not, when I can feel myselfContinue reading “Want to Feel Better Fast? Here’s a 2-Minute Solution.”

Yes, Red Wine is Totally Good For You

Is there anything quite like a good libation at the end of a long day spent working or taking care of your kids? I think not. But not all drinks are created equal. There’s one beverage that outshines the rest in terms of keeping you sane and healthy, and it’s delicious, too. We’re talking aboutContinue reading “Yes, Red Wine is Totally Good For You”

Yoga for Self Care: 5 Poses Moms Should Try

If I were to stack Legos on top of one another, adding a new piece every time I was beckoned during the day, the stack would grow into a tower capable of reaching the moon by dinnertime.

Quick + Easy Lemon-Rosemary Baked Fish

Ever since I started an herb garden (I use the term “garden” here loosely), I’ve been looking for excuses to snip off some sprigs with my kitchen shears. I’ve got rosemary, cilantro, and basil hanging out in there, and they get along great. Look at them… just chillin’. Cooking with fresh herbs makes me feelContinue reading “Quick + Easy Lemon-Rosemary Baked Fish”

7 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Family’s Carbon Footprint

The thing about science is that it’s true whether you believe it or not. Like, I could peer over the rocks of the Grand Canyon and proclaim that gravity is fake news, but if I lose my balance and fall into the wide-open mouth of that North Rim, I’m gonna die. Climate change is real,Continue reading “7 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Family’s Carbon Footprint”

The Secret to Cooking the Perfect Hard-Boiled Egg

I’ll be the first to admit that my cooking skills are limited. In the summer, my family thrives on a rotating menu of tacos, takeout, and whatever meat my husband places on the grill racks above a smoldering pile of charcoal. Despite my lackluster skills in the kitchen, I’ve developed a precise method for makingContinue reading “The Secret to Cooking the Perfect Hard-Boiled Egg”

Rip Van Wafels Review: My Honest Opinion

I don’t have a sweet tooth; I have about 30 of them. In my early twenties, I kept a box of Gobstoppers in my desk drawer so I could keep my blood sugar high as a kite all day long. Now that I’m 30-something, I’ve gained enough self-discipline to stave off my sugar cravings untilContinue reading “Rip Van Wafels Review: My Honest Opinion”

Declutter Your House In 1 Simple Step

Decluttering is a big job. When you’ve got years – or even decades – of accumulated stuff, sifting through your belongings can feel nearly impossible. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed at the thought of making sense of all your things. But you can declutter your house in one super-simple step without buying a fancy organizationContinue reading “Declutter Your House In 1 Simple Step”