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Give yourself Grace

Hi everyone, remember me? Natalia? I used to blog around these parts quite often. See, the thing is, back in October life decided to go full speed ahead, whether we were ready or not. We got a house that we needed to fix up. In November my husband, slowly but […]

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raising men

Raising Men

The other day on Facebook I asked what you guys would like to hear about from me. We are in the middle of some pretty big life changes, new job, new house, etc… and I’ve lost some motivation to blog. But I really love the community that we have at […]

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Aveeno Daily Moisturizer

Best Daily Moisturizer

I cared for my skin from the inside out with Aveeno® Active Naturals as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars.  As always, all thoughts, opinions and cute little kids are mine! #Aveeno My kids love the beach. They love the pool. They thrive when they’re outside exploring. When we’re not […]

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why I apologize to my kids

Why I Apologize to my Kids

Being a parent is hard. As I always say we are imperfect parents trying to raise imperfect kids in an imperfect world. With no hand book or guide to see us through. With every kid being so different from the next. And even with our own emotions and frustrations getting […]

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Being Gracious

I made it, you guys, I made it. I traveled about 23 hours with my two kids on three airplanes across the globe. And we all survived. I don’t want to bore you with all my details of my flight but there were a few that got me thinking. On […]

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Attitude Issues

Don’t let these pictures fool you. They are what my memories of our trip to Yosemite are going to be. I really don’t want to remember the struggle it was/has been lately with this dude. I don’t know if it’s his age — he’s 6 — or what, but he’s […]

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Does it matter?

So I don’t know what to think. George Zimmerman has been found not guilty. I don’t write a lot about news events and these types of things, but this one hits a little close to home. See, I have two black babies. And everything in me wants to think this […]

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Parenting & Potty Training

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and GoodNites, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #BetterNights  http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO. So last week I shared in a little video some insight, or just some general thoughts, on the ever elusive idea of balance […]

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