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Let Go of Control

I am a perfectionist to a fault, and this was my biggest challenge when becoming a mom.  There is no “perfect” baby, outing, sippy cup, sleep schedule, or day.  No matter how much I planned,  I was always caught off guard as a new mom. “I used my spare pair of clothes already, and we […]

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Get Your Kids to This…Art Exhibition?! Seriously!

Normally, the words “toddlers” and “art gallery” go together like peanut butter and toxic waste, but I recently discovered a jaw-dropping exception: Living Digital Space and Future Parks, an immersive, interactive digital art exhibition at the PACE Art + Technology gallery in Menlo Park. I had been witnessing a curious transformation of the gallery over the past few months […]

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Morgan Brasfield- DRIVEN for Women

“Oh, you know Morgan, too?”  I’ve started several conversations this way while chatting with other moms in my neighborhood. Morgan Brasfield, a fellow mom on the Laurel Heights, Presidio Heights, and Inner Richmond playground circuit, is immediately engaging and friendly and seems to know most of the local moms on, at least, a “smile and […]

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I Left My Dog at the Grocery Store

When I tell most people this story their immediate response is, “at least it wasn’t your kid.” I understand what they are saying.  Although, for me to leave my dog tied up outside of my local grocery store and walk all the way home only to have my husband remember that we had left our […]

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HOLLYWOOD - FEBRUARY 28:  Oscar statues are seen on the red carpet the day before the Academy Awards at Hollywood and Highland on February 28, 2004 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) *** Local Caption ***

Can Mommies Feel Oscar-Ready in Daily Life

So, we may not be movie stars, but we are super stars!  Moms truly do have superpowers.  We can shower in less than five minutes, cook a whole meal for the family in one episode of “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse,”  and clean our entire house and do laundry during a one-hour nap!  We multitask and get […]

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