10 Photos You Need to Take This Summer

By Holly Sosa /

My kids go on summer break at the end of this week and after making up an entire week’s worth of snow days, they’re ready to milk all they can from the sweet summer months. With all the adventures we have during the summer, I’m often guilty of forgetting to document the fun. As a mom, it’s my sworn duty as memory keeper to ensure I preserve our memories for years to come so that when I’m a grandmother, the first thing my grandchildren will do when the visit is sit on the floor with our photo albums. It’s a lot of pressure! As someone who is passionate about memory keeping, I tend to get carried away, can you tell?

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Mother’s Day Care Package for Grandmothers

By Holly Sosa /

When it comes to Mother’s Day, thoughtful crafts are what shine the most. I still cherish the flower tipped pen that my daughter gave me her first year of PreK. The ladder art with a picture of my son climbing into the stars with the words, “Mom, I love you to the moon and back,” that he gave me in first grade still hangs in my bedroom closet three years later. These thoughtful gifts melt nurturing mama hearts on Mother’s Day because they’re created by the people we love the most.

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Single or Not, You Should Really Start Dating Yourself

By Pinhole Press /
“Love yourself first.”

It’s an eye-roll inducing cliche that Carrie Bradshaw probably expressed some variation of on Sex and The City.  (Edit: We googled it, she did say that). But this overplayed sentiment harbors a whole lot of truth. As Valentine’s Day approaches, challenge yourself to really get out there again by dating yourself. Here’s how:

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A Birthday Milestone Book

By Victoria Mello /

Isn’t it strange how you don’t really feel the passing of time until you have kids? My husband and I have been together for about 12 years and yet, it felt as if time was standing still until we had our minis. Suddenly, each small marker of passing time grew more significant. She’s xx weeks old! Then it’s months and before you know it, you’re waking up on the morning of another birthday asking yourself, where did the time go?

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