A fellow Mom Collective contributor inspired me to write this article. Gia posted about being a “mean mom,” since she was encouraging her family to do chores in accordance with household needs and life skills. I support and applaud...
If you’re like me, you are having a mini panic attack wondering how you will continue to connect in healthy ways with your child once they leave for college. Change This is a huge change! Perhaps even more so for parents...
We all have them. A story. An experience. A ridiculous and slightly humorous memory that leaves us giggling today. Maybe we wish it could be erased from our consciousness for all eternity. Maybe it explains a lot about why we...
As the country opens up and embraces humanity again with open arms, it has been centering to see friends and family whom I haven’t seen in over a year now that I’m vaccinated. I watch smiling faces cascade through my...
Good oral hygiene is important at every age.  Establishing the right practices right from the start can make all the difference. Teaching your child to care for their teeth and gums as they develop and instilling the right skills...
Believe it or not, the Camarillo Library was one of the top reasons we decided to plant roots in Camarillo. I remember pulling up to the library for the first time and taking in the view of the hills,...
As I approached the milestone of turning 40, and my 2 boys in middle school and starting high school, I found myself contemplating the type of parent I wanted to be to them. However, it wasn’t about boundaries, discipline, or...
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Almost Empty Nest

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Almost Empty Nest: Thoughts for Moms Preparing to Launch their Not So Little Birds I hate that term- empty nest. It conjures up this image of washed-up mama and papa birds sitting there alone doing nothing but pining for their...
Non- Candy Easter Basket Ideas Creating holiday traditions with family is one of my favorite things to do for all occasions. One thing we started doing when the kids were born was Easter baskets. This is something we love doing and putting...
Also known as Dr. Seuss day or Dr. Seuss’s birthday, National Read Across America Day encourages children and youth to embrace the joy of picking up a book and getting lost in the beauty of storytelling. As a writer and...

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Farmers Markets in Ventura County 2024

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Beautiful Ventura County is well-known for their wonderful Farmers Markets. Farmers Markets are a fantastic way to not only get outside and enjoy our...