The Cinco de Mayo that changed my life

3 a day.  Every day in this country, 3 women die as a result of domestic violence. (According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, Intimate Partner Violence in the U.S. 1993-2004, 2006.) I’ve always thought of myself as a strong…


Positive Parenting Reward Jar

Implementing this positive parenting strategy can change your relationship with your toddler, preschooler or even teen. The reward jar technique is a positive reinforcement solution that teaches consequences without timeouts. Read more parenting tips and resources at Nuggetlands. #parenting #positiveparenting #toddlers #preschool #tips #discipline #momlife

Positive parenting has always resonated with me (and my husband) and we’ve tried to incorporate it’s principles in raising our girls. I wrote about how we’ve used some of the techniques in regards to discipline here and while it’s been effective,…

Family, Fun

Teacher Appreciation Craft

Easy teacher appreciation craft idea that coordinated with our school's theme for the week, Bloom and Grow. This thank you flower gift is creative, kid friendly and budget friendly. #teacher #gifts #craft #creative #preschool

It’s Catholic Schools week in San Diego which almost means that it’s Teacher Appreciation time. Last year, we had just started preschool the week before and I literally just had a baby so our gift was a card and some…