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6 Reasons to Smile in June 2017

We are one week into July and I know I’m a little bit late for this post; however, I’ve recently returned from a trip to Ireland, Wales, Scotland, and England and I’m feeling the effects of jet lag but it is one of the reasons to smile in June. Without further ado, here are the… Continue reading 6 Reasons to Smile in June 2017

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Children · Diet · Food · Health · Marriage · Modern Life · Opinion Piece · Parenting · Parenting Teens · Teens · Vegan

War of the Radishes

I remember a time in my youth when I complained to my mom that I was hungry and needed a snack.  Did she pull out a satisfying sleeve of graham crackers?  How about a salty/sweet peanutty Snickers bar?  Or heck even a cheese stick or two? No.  No.  And no. She told me to go… Continue reading War of the Radishes

Opinion Piece · Teens · Things to do in San Diego

What I Noticed Today Is…A San Diego Radio Station KPRI

What I noticed today is a local San Diego radio station kept two generations in suspense on the daily drive to school.  KPRI (102.1 on the dial) managed to stump both my daughter and me for over a week. Every day, KPRI has an “impossible question” that allows listeners to call in and guess the… Continue reading What I Noticed Today Is…A San Diego Radio Station KPRI

Advice · College Students · Parenting · Teens

The Whole Family Had to Kiss This Frog

Often, as a parent, there are opportunities in which I don’t know what to do.  Something will happen and my husband and I are like two deers caught in the headlights of an oncoming tractor trailer.  On one hand, there’s the knee jerk reaction (one we may soon regret or have to backpedal from), and… Continue reading The Whole Family Had to Kiss This Frog