Archives

Sensory Play

Sensory Play is ON! Emma is on speech therapy and occupational therapy. As part of our “homework”, I would like to share some of our favorite sensory play activities, so you can add to your list as well! I personally recommend you schedule times of the day or days of the week that your kid…

Read More

Adopting A New Dog

I’ll just start with saying commitment scares me, so when it came to getting a new dog it took me about a year to finally commit! I really struggled with decided whether I wanted to adopt or buy a dog, and I am not here to push either way. I am 100% not the kind…

Read More

Is HelloFresh Worth It?

The burning question “Are meal subscription boxes worth it?” Well we are about to find out because I just signed up for 5 weeks of Hello Fresh! I can say I am honestly really excited about getting my boxes. I have tried Hello Fresh before, but I just did one week while I was in…

Read More

Black History Month

When I was young, I never fully understood why Black history was so important to learn or know. My school highlighted people such as Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks, or Fredrick Douglas.  My church put on plays, and they would dress as famous people and you would have to guess who it was. I paid…

Read More

Hygee Life

I am learning a few things during this quarantine and pandemic. One thing that I am absolutely in love with is “Hygge”.  It is a Danish custom that promotes relaxation, coziness, and all things simple. I know, I know, we do these things mostly in the winter or on occasion.  I have seen some trends…

Read More

I recently joined a book club, and the first book we are reading together is Year of Yes: how to dance it out, stand in the sun and be your own person, by Shonda Rhimes. I personally have a love/hate relationship with Shonda. I still have not forgiven her for killing George, but this is…

Read More

Being an occupational therapist provides so many wonderful opportunities I love – helping others, blending science and art, the chance to express your creativity, and connecting with families on a meaningful level. One of the questions I get asked the most by friends is “What exactly is occupational therapy?” OT, or Occupational Therapy, is a…

Read More

Back to School Prep

I wrote this for my blog, MommieVentures, on 07/16/20 I know there is a lot of unknowns as we are, fast, approaching the 2020/2021 school year but some things will never change about getting ready for a new school year. Those are the things I want to share with you about. I look forward to…

Read More

Get to moving!

I’ve lived in Texas since 2011 & I don’t ever remember spring lasting this long. I know that summer weather is just around the corner (I see 100s already this week), which leaves most of us indoors. I want to encourage you to get outside and move your body. It doesn’t have to be big…

Read More

Last Minute Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother’s Day is right around the corner. Can you believe it… We have all been so swept up in COVID-19, but in these times we have to celebrate everything we can. Especially our MOTHERS! Here are some last minute Mother’s Day gifts! 1. Flowers Flowers are timeless. At least isn’t that what everyone says! There…

Read More