Rainy Day in NYC

A Day at the New York Public Library   Today we woke up to gray clouds and heavy rain. To be honest, I’ll take any excuse to be indoors, separating ourselves from the scorching heat and thick humidity. I will also take any excuse to be out of the apartment and not cooped up with … Continue Reading

Pesto Pasta Recipe for Kid’s

Maya’s Pesto Pasta Recipe     Recently my daughter has been showing a lot of interest in cooking.  When I am making dinner, she likes to help with mixing ingredients and pushing the buttons on the mixer. Since she was a baby, Maya has always loved pesto. We’ve been making it so long, she now … Continue Reading

Our Adventures Across the Brooklyn Bridge

  Walking the Brooklyn Bridge with Kids I had this vision once we’d moved to NYC of exploring all the boroughs, tackling every movie-esque attraction, and taking the city by storm. I was easily distracted by those ideals one evening as a stale cheddar bunny fell from my bra. Instantly, I recalled the two toddlers I schlep … Continue Reading

Summer Sunglasses all under $40

Dance into Summer with These Sunnies   A fun pair of summer sunglasses is the best accessory to jazz up your #OOTD. We love rocking a mirrored lens, a chunky frame or an over-sized aviator. With young kids pulling at me from every limb and facial feature, it’s hard to indulge in lavish shades sure … Continue Reading

Things For Free in NYC

Activities for free in NYC? Does it exist?! It’s no secret that New York City can be an expensive place to raise a family or visit for vacation. However, after almost ten months “Maneuvering Manhattan”, I’ve found some great outdoor spots for entertaining the kids and spaces big enough for the stroller. Beep, Beep COMING … Continue Reading

Puerto Rico With Kids

      Up Up and Away   In my previous post, Flying With Kids, I stated, “you win some, you lose some” and my flight to Puerto Rico, I got the gold. It could be that the kids actually loved me and they knew mommy needed their best performance, or mere luck that it was … Continue Reading

Crown Braid With Curly Kids Products

Easter Hair: Floral Crown Braid Happy Easter Weekend to all! Looking for some fun hair inspo for your Easter festivities?!  Try this Floral Crown Braid! It is festive, fun and drenching in springtide spirit 🙂 SIMPLE STEPS TO A FLORAL CROWN BRAID Having a little girl with curly hair is the best! It just takes … Continue Reading

Athleisure

Walk This City  Sweatshirt: Honey Punch // Leggings: Free People // Sneakers: Nike Air Max “Athleisure, you make my daaaaaaaay…”, (Dave Chapelle as P.Diddy voice). As if a mom’s plate isn’t overflowing with tasks and unscheduled dentists appointments, finding a perfect balance in our daily attire is an additional side dish. Speaking as a mom without … Continue Reading

Flying With Kids

Tomorrow the kids and I are headed to the Caribbean for spring break. Some people think I am crazy to travel solo with two toddlers, and half the time I question my sanity as well. Thankfully I’ve had a lot of practice going back and forth from Tokyo to the states and finally have a … Continue Reading

Thailand Travels

Northern Thailand Last month my  husband and I embarked on our first trip sans kids, to Northern Thailand for a friend’s wedding.  As a mama bear who hasn’t left the cubs,  I’d be a cold-faced liar to say it was an easy separation.  I had a couple hot mess moments and, “get it together shorty”, may’ve … Continue Reading