It’s okay to not be okay… but do I want to stay there? Continue reading #58: Feel (Don’t Feed) Your Feelings || Practice Makes Progress
What are your favorite ways to build connection? Continue reading #53: What Are Your Favorite Ways to Build Connection?
What is a parent’s job? Continue reading #51: What is a Parent’s Job?
Parents, how do you handle #burnout ?!! Continue reading #50: Parents, how do you handle #burnout ?!!
Anti-racism is one of those things I can’t fit into a perfect box, but just like we talked about in our latest episode, I sincerely believe that the single greatest action that would change the world is being willing to listen to, and have more empathy for, each other’s stories. Continue reading #48: More Than Anti-racism || Practice Makes Progress
What is my favorite parenting advice? Continue reading 100 Days of Journal Prompts: Day 80
How do we celebrate holidays in our home? Continue reading 100 Days of Journal Prompts: Day 78
What is the alternative to “doing it all”? Continue reading 100 Days of Journal Prompts: Day 23
The other night, Joe and I were lamenting over the lost art of work ethic and self-reliance… Continue reading 100 Days of Journal Prompts: Day 12
Of all the things we hope to teach our children, especially in today’s emotionally-charged climate, the number one thing that they remember is our love. Continue reading Feels Like Love
Let’s talk about confident kids! Today, we share some of our values as parents – which might be wildly different from yours, and that’s OKAY – as well as offer 4 suggestions you can use to help your kids discover and feel confident in their own identities (in other words, know and love who they are). Continue reading #20: Raising Kids Who Know And Love Who They Are
Yesterday, Joe and I did a live Q&A about educating your kids at home during the coronavirus quarantine. My husband has a PhD in Education, but we are first and foremost parents. After listening to several exasperated mamas plead for understanding about suddenly facing the call for the “proper credentials” and the emotional bandwidth to coach their children through their schoolwork at home, I asked Joe to come on and offer some support and advice. Continue reading Educating Your Kids at Home During Quarantine
Today, I start us off with 25 “Momfessions”, because it’s so important to me that you don’t feel like I have all of the answers, and, most of all, that you don’t feel alone! I also talk about 5 things I’ve learned over the last few years that make for a little less burnout, and a little more, I love my kids… Continue reading 5 Brain Hacks for Sustainable Parenting
First things first, I am NOT the best parent out there 😂. In fact, I am a BIG believer that there is no “best” way. You are simply the best parent for your child because you love and know them best. Whatever your methods, as long as you have that, don’t let anyone else call the shots! That said, I developed this acronym earlier in the year for some of my own parenting goals, and I would love to share it with you! Take and leave what you will. Continue reading Wednesday Walk Along: Parenting To The B.E.S.T. Of My Ability
To be completely honest, I’m truly Americanized at heart. Growing up presented the challenge of being consistently obligated to dance, sing, and learn the language of my heritage. My dad and I didn’t always get along, and, like any self-respecting teenager, I did my best to do the exact opposite of whatever he wanted — a rebellion which I would later regret. Continue reading About Relationships, Polynesia, and Owning Who You Are