Hawai’i Life

Photo Cred Some days I wake up and think “Is this really happening?” Living in Hawai’i is an amazing experience, don’t get me wrong, but life is still life. I still have to change poopy diapers, take kids to school, deal with homework and time outs and all the other joys (and trials) that come […]

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Are You Raising Entitled Kids? How Not To!

Today I want to talk about a sticky, polarizing, sensitive issue- Entitlement!   I always hear people complain about the entitlement of today’s youth. The entitled generation. Kids and individuals who want something for nothing, who think the world owes them, and that their problems are the government’s fault, the school curriculum’s fault, the neighbor’s […]

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Assumptions and Parenting: Are your assumptions making you a bad parent?

When I first learned what it meant to assume, my teacher taught me that doing so makes an A** of “u” and “me”. It was a silly, borderline inappropriate, ditty to help kids remember what it means to assume, and to this day, I haven’t forgotten that little lesson. Assumptions, while often justified, do not […]

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Kid Friendly Kale Recipes

Let’s talk about kale and all its awesomeness! Kale is the new spinach right? All the rage! And there’s good reason for that too. Here are some facts about the wonderful, magical, veritable vegetable…KALE! Here are seven reasons to eat more kale: 1. Immunity: Kale is rich in immune-boosting  antioxidants including vitamins A, C and […]

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10 Reasons to Travel While You and Your Children Are Young

Travel is my passion, so you don’t have to tell me twice to travel now and later. However, I have a lot of friends who keep putting travel off. “I will get there someday” or “We will go when the kids are a little older” or “After we retire, we will have the time and […]

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