Ask the kids what Mama loves most (after Daddy and them, of course), and they’ll tell you that I love sunsets. This fanatical love has grown gradually over the years, maturing out of my adoration of the beach and a grand appreciation of our world’s vastness. But the sunset is so peaceful. It comes without our will – whether we want it to or not – and is as diverse
We had such a great time on our weekend summer getaway to Big Bear Lake. The town is a sleepy, forest area about 2 hour away from Los Angeles. The drive up is a twisty one, but once you’re there, you won’t regret it. Especially during the summer! There are lots of things to do in Big Bear that are super affordable – even free! Here are 5 of them…
When I was a kid, my dad had a boat. I would climb to the tippy top of the bow, letting the wind pull my hair, savoring the joys of flying on the water. Those moments are seriously some of my best childhood memories. So, while Daddy D and I don’t own any water toys of our own, we do make it a point to get on the water one
When we moved back to Southern California, my husband and I ached for experiences that would undeniably enrich our lives; to raise our multiracial children close to family and among our cultures, giving them a strong connection to their heritage. What better way than exploring the origins of Downtown Los Angeles and Olvera Street? With its Latino roots and urban center, Olvera Street is one of the oldest streets in
California is rich in cultural stories, including the ones we learned when traveling to Solvang with kids. For me, as a Latina mom having recently moved back to California, this depth of experience also provides exposure for my young kids. The opportunity to experience various cultures and life experiences first hand – without having to travel the globe – helps my 5-year-old daughter absorb the stories of her own family legacy.
It came as a complete shock when I received an invitation to Disney Social Media Moms, a conference for Disney-loving parent bloggers. Since my husband had started a new job the week before, I knew he wouldn’t be able to attend the conference with me, so I decided pretty quickly that this would be a mommy/daughter trip. Soon after, I also decided there would NOT be a Disney Surprise for my