Tag Archives: recommendations

12 Heartwarming Picture Books for Kids and Parents

2 May

 

Von SzabaLet’s be honest, parents. We’re the ones reading the picture books. Shouldn’t we be enjoying them, too?

My heart does a little flitter-flutter when my kid grab the following books off the shelf. All of them would make great gifts for new parents, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, and kids’ birthdays, too.

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Children’s Book Week

5 May

Book ResearchIt’s Children’s Book Week! What are some of your favorites, recent or classic?

Here are some of my top new discoveries. You can also check out my full list Continue reading

More Kids’ Books!

27 Jan

Book ResearchRemember those 87 kids’ books I recommended back in the spring? Well I have 48 more kids’ books for you!

I also keep track of mom- and 3-year-old-approved books over on my Pinterest board: Shelf-Worthy Kids’ Books. Feel free to follow it if you’d like to come along on our bookshelf adventures.

Happy Reading!

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Las Vegas!

31 Jan

In honor of my impromptu happy-birthday trip for my friend Dede, here are a few of my personal Las Vegas favorites. Viva!

Vegas Skyline Night

Vegas Tips & Recommendations

Hotels

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Top 3: Blogs for Moms

29 Oct

Top ThreeWelcome to my new “Top 3” feature.

Today, I’m highlighting three of my favorite fun (and helpful) blogs for moms.

In the future I’ll cover books, video games, board games, TED Talks, crafts, and whatever else suits my (and your) fancy.

So let me know what you’d like to see!

Please note that I have not been approached by any of these sites, nor have I received compensation. I genuinely like them.

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Sacred Place

20 Jul

Carve out a spot in your house or a time every day that’s all about you. It’s your “sacred place,” as Joseph Campbell put it. Your break to remember who you are, to listen to your gut, and to live the life entrusted to your soul.

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The Timeline Mirror

29 Jun

Living in the moment: Krabi, Thailand

My gift to you this Friday? No less than a key to happiness.

This Joseph Campbell video on childhood, living in the present, and the reflection of age is especially poignant to me as I prepare for my daughter’s second birthday next week. I hope it will be equally thought-provoking for you, no matter what stage life finds you.

The Timeline Mirror

(Video Excerpt)

Joseph Campbell Interview

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