Beautiful and surreal. He’s not a toddler ‘teen’ anymore.

Min turned TWENTY MONTHS OLD yesterday. And it’s a bitter sweet feeling. It was crazy when he entered ‘double digits’ and then became a toddler ....more

Squooshi reusable food pouch winners…

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BabyLit book winners…

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Sponsored: Win reusable food pouches from Squooshi!

Squooshi is giving away a variety pack of reusable food pouches! This giveaway is open to readers in the U.S. and Canada. *** If you’re a caretaker for anyone under the age of two, then you’re probably well acquainted with the food pouches of pureed baby food sold at the grocery store ....more

Sponsored: Win a BabyLit book!

BabyLit is giving away two board books to two lucky readers! This giveaway is open to readers in the U.S. and Canada. *** If you don’t already know about BabyLit, you need to pay close attention! ...more

Mother’s Day 2015: Making more room for me

Last year, on my first Mother’s Day, I wrote this. Motherhood often feels like a different dimension. One that is unlocked with the birth of a child and the re-birth of a woman ....more

Ten second vacation

I was driving home on Sunday after a really lovely morning at yoga when I started to feel the stress and anxiety of going home. It was like the closer to home I got, the more I wanted to turn around and run back into the studio where there’s time and space to take deep breaths and empty my mind. It’s not that I didn’t want to see The Boss or Min, or spend the rest of our weekend together as a family ....more

Carrot ginger cashew bisque (gluten-free soup)

I had a really amazing carrot ginger bisque when The Boss and I visited Big Bear Lake for our second wedding anniversary. I’ve tried my hand at this soup several times over the years and it’s a favorite around here. But recently while at the grocery store, I saw a box of soup that was a carrot ginger cashew bisque and was immediately intrigued ....more

My toddler’s favorite books (18 months)

When I was growing up my mom took my sister Uzma and me to the local library almost weekly. I still remember the excited feeling I used to get in my chest as I took half a dozen books up to the counter to check out. It never ceased to amaze me that I could take all these books home with me! ...more

And the winner of the $50 Shopbop gift card is…

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