Why Little Ones Should be the Reason you Travel

WHY LITTLE ONES SHOULD BE THE REASON YOU TRAVEL “Have you lost your mind?”“Aren’t you scared?”“What if something happens?”“Why don’t you wait?”...more

Meet the Explorers


Stop Making Motherhood So Difficult

I’m feeling a bit fed up today....more

Where to Take Your Mom on a Summer Friday

It was a sunny, summer Friday, and my mom and I decided to take a trip to the Union Square Greenmarket. Beloved by foodies searching for the freshest ingredients for their next meal, the vendors offer produce and other items straight from local farms....more

We are More Than Needed, We are Wanted

I suffer from a severe medical condition and, unfortunately, it takes me to some very dark places.  If I’m being honest, sometimes it feels so unbearable for myself AND my family that I truly and deeply believe they would be better off without me in their lives....more

Self-Care..Say What Now?

Self-care…Say What Now? I have been incredibly bad about putting myself first.  Like INCREDIBLY bad.  I haven't taken a couple of hours to myself in weeks, months maybe.  There are multiple days in a row I don't shower (shhh, don't tell anyone.)  And sometimes I feel like I am literally at the very end of my rope. ...more

on Facetiming in

Seeing that it's the start of a new week, and I haven't posted since Friday of last last week I figured I would give my fans a little somethin' somethin' today.  Fans = my dad, my mother, and my Nonny. Congrat...more

from the archives: hug your moms

**Originally posted May 18, 2015....more