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When Your Baby Stops Calling You Mommy

Fox’s first word was “Mama.” He said it unexpectedly around 6 months old when we were just about to leave the Safari Park for the day, and I felt like I could have floated right into the sky up to the clouds. From there,…

September 20, 2017
Entertainment Family Featured

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie Screening

Today our adventures took us to an antique toy warehouse in the Los Angeles Arts District for a special screening of DreamWorks Animation’s Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie!  The entire event, courtesy of Fox Home Entertainment, was carnival-themed and action-packed with fun stuff…

September 10, 2017
Family Featured Parenting

Picture Day Haircut + School Update

Today we picked up Fox from school and headed to his first appointment with the dentist.  Honestly, I was white knuckling it.  Fox has always been a wild one, but take him out of the house and don’t expect him to stay still. It’s…

September 7, 2017
Family Featured Los Angeles

A Trip to the Skirball Cultural Center

A few weeks ago I was invited to visit the Skirball Cultural Central with my friend Shiri and our families to see the Noah’s Ark exhibit — an interactive experience for both children and adults. This permanent fixture unique to the Skirball has all…

August 20, 2017
Featured Parenting

A New Chapter: Preschool

My sweet boy went off to his first day of preschool today.  Fox isn’t around kids very often. When he is, he’s kind and generous — other parents always comment on those things. We did worry that he wasn’t getting enough social interaction and,…

August 15, 2017
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Why Introverts Hate Buying Cars

Have I mentioned before that I’m an introvert? I certainly have, but I probably haven’t explained how much it affects my daily decisions and actions. From anxiety over casual lunches with friends to sweaty palms at the thought of bringing Fox literally anywhere indoors,…

August 12, 2017
Featured Parenting

#SmartAsAMother Evivo Health Event

Yesterday I mentioned that I would be talking about an event I recently attended and I’m here to spill the details! A couple weeks ago a great group of mamas and medical professionals gathered at Au Fudge (Jessica Biel’s adorable restaurant!) in West Hollywood…

July 30, 2017
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Making the Right Choice

One of the most adorable things about Fox right now is his obsession with making choices. Sometimes I even hear him in his room saying, “This one? No. This one? No. This one? Yes!” while he’s putting himself in control of which hat Mr.…

June 8, 2017
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Vroom Vroom… IMSA Racing Starts Today!

Raising a little boy can be interesting as a new mom. Raising a little boy who loves cars unconditionally (“vroom vroom!”) can be entertaining. Raising a little boy who loves cars along side a husband who really loves cars and racing is all-consuming. If…

March 15, 2017
Family Featured Parenting

The Trick to Curbing Colic

A few days ago I was flipping through my Facebook feed and saw a girl I went to high school with writing about her 3-month-old. She was concerned because he’s constantly inconsolable and she can’t figure out why. Every symptom she listed made it…

February 13, 2017
Last Minute Valentine's Day Gifts for Him
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Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts for Him

There’s something so satisfying about giving gifts with a theme. Each item makes the thought come full circle and spices up any ordinary gift. Get your man these presents alone or scoop up all the bells and whistles! Here are a few ideas. Record Player…

February 8, 2017
Featured Marriage

Valentine’s Day Gift Idea: An Obvious Choice

One of the things I love most about Tyler is that he’s easy to please. He’s not a complainer, he’s happy in any situation you drop him into, and his positivity meter is off the charts. Because he’s so low maintenance, it’s really hard…

January 25, 2017
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Meet the Neighbors – When Cookies Won’t Cut It

Surprise, we moved again! We’re still in LA, but in a more suburban area rather than busy city center.  While Tyler loaded up the truck at our old place, Fox and I played in the yard at the new one, shooting hoops and mimicking…

December 13, 2016
Family Featured Marriage

Birthday Q&A with the Husband!

My husband Tyler is one of the most selfless, kind, and compassionate people I know. He’s a doting father to our son and my heart feels like it explodes just about every time I see them interact. Tyler has a birthday coming up in a…

December 5, 2016