The Scottish Granny Comes to NYC + Barnes & Noble Gift Card Giveaway!

Janice Clark

Thank you to our partner Barnes & Noble!  I adore reminders of all the goodness in the world, and it doesn’t get much better than a granny with a heartfelt, infectious laugh (AKA“The Scottish Granny” or “The Laughing Grandmother”) who went viral for merely being her delightful self while reading a book entitled The Wonky […]

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Hello November + 2018 Printable Calendar

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Welcome, November! The month of changing the clocks, running to the polls (please get out to vote this November 6th!) and gathering to give thanks with family and friends. NYC is really beautiful this time of year and I’m looking forward to all of the simple things that mark this time of year. Grab this […]

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Remembering the Songs of My Childhood

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This post is in partnership with Nick Jr. Some of my earliest memories are of my darling mother singing to me while wrapped in the security of her arms. The sweet nursery rhyme “Los Pollitos” always reminds me of the feeling of being cocooned in her love. Now that she’s gone back to her country […]

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On Gun Violence in America

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Thank you Amnesty International for sponsoring this post. Between the four walls of a classroom, the sanctuary of a church, a concert, a movie theater, an airport, a post office, a gaming event, a home, a military base, a neighborhood, a grandmother’s porch. And, and, and, and. Phones go unanswered. Children don’t return home from […]

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Sony’s New WH-1000XM3 Noise-Cancelling Headphones Will Let You Block Out ALL The Outside Sound

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This post is sponsored by Best Buy.  September brought a needed and welcomed return to a routine. Although I love the summer months, it feels great to have much more designated work time now that the kids back in school. I’ve also been carving out ways to give back to myself – while diving head […]

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September 2018 Printable Calendar

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Does the month of September feel like a heart-stretch for you? I think that a lot of parents can relate to the feeling of excitement mixed with the range of emotions that come with watching your baby birds fly. I imagine that I’ll always crave the pace of summer and the peace of the ocean […]

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