Breast Cancer: Reduce Your Risk and Optimize Your Health

Can I introduce you to the incredible lady who saved my life?  I was very unexpectedly diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer in 2015.
Dr. Kristi Funk was my breast surgeon who performed my double mastectomy to save my life (no biggie!) Dr. Funk is now my friend, supermom to triplet boys, TV show host, breast cancer surgeon to the stars (although I like &hellip…

Terranea Resort: Best Place for a 36 Hour Getaway in Los Angeles (Without Kids)

Spoiler alert… marriage is hard.  Very hard. It’s never a ‘good’ time to get away without the boys, and there’s always a reason ‘not’ to leave real life, but it’s also really really good for the soul.  We spent 36 hours together. Without kids. In a hotel.  Solo. No little humans in our room. Did I mention the without kids part…

6 Reasons Sayulita, Mexico Makes A Great Family Vacation

There’s something about Mexico. Maybe it’s the sun, surf and perfect weather (27C most days), or maybe it’s the fact that after 2 – 3 hours on a plane, you can be eating carne asada tacos and sipping local tequila.  We decided to avoid the crowds and head to the sleepy surf town of Sayulita for Spring Break…

The Other Side Of Breast Cancer: 3 Years Later

Breast cancer permanently changed my life three years ago today. Each year I spend time thinking about my experience. In a weird way, I think I might even be happier now.  Read my thoughts about life on the ‘other side…

Visit Angkor Wat with Kids – It’s Magical!

Cambodia…what an incredible place.  Filled with the most amazing people, deep culture and beautiful cities.  Here are 7 reasons to visit Siem Reap, Cambodia…

6 Amazing Places to Visit In Morocco With Kids

Morocco is a true feast of all of senses and provides adventure, culture, history and nature. The food, the colors, the spices, the smells, and the scenery were unforgettable.  We drove around the whole country, and here are some of our must-see places…

4 Reasons To Visit Chengdu, China With Kids

Chengdu is the vibrant and beautiful capital of Sichuan, and is known for its relaxed vibe and amazing food.  It’s also home to the only research center in the world that focuses on the endangered giant panda. We decided to spend 3 days in Chengdu to explore the city…

5 Best Things To Do In Xi’an With Kids

The best things to do in Xi’an with kids. Our family trip to China was amazing, and the Terracotta Warriors were incredible to experience. It’s a “must-visit” if you’re planning to travel to China…

8 Tips for Planning an African Safari With Kids

An African safari is one of those bucket list trips , so you want to be sure you do it right.  But where do you start?  Read this article for our tips…

5 Reasons Why Your Child Should Volunteer

The benefits can be amazing when your child gets involved in community service, regardless of the capacity. Here are 5 reasons why your child should volunteer…