Rosa de Jamaica traditional drink from Guatemala

Rosa de Jamaica Recipe

This is an easy recipe for rosa de jamaica or agua de jamaica, a traditional drink from Guatemala. Made with dried hibiscus flowers this bright red drink is popular throughout Latin America. It’s perfect to enjoy on a hot summer day alongside other traditional Guatemalan foods.  In Guatemala, Rosa de Jamaica is a staple at celebrations … Read more

How to help your kids create a support system

How To Help Kids Mitigate Adverse Childhood Experiences

This post is made possible with support from the American Academy of Pediatrics through a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. All opinions are my own. Although we cannot shelter our kids or protect them from all adverse childhood experiences or ACES, there are things we can do to buffer adverse … Read more

Keeping Your Adolescent Healthy in Times of COVID

  This post was sponsored by Unity™ Consortium as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. There’s never been a time when it’s more important to make sure that adolescent well visits and vaccinations are up to date. Don’t Wait. Vaccinate.  I won’t lie, … Read more

How to help kids connect with safe, stable, and nurturing relationships and environments

How to Help Kids Create Safe, Stable, and Nurturing Relationships

This post is made possible with support from the American Academy of Pediatrics through a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. All opinions are my own. Many children experience ACEs or Adverse Childhood Experiences. These experiences may have a profoundly negative effect on children’s development and self-esteem. Adverse childhood experiences, or … Read more

1-minute teen parenting advice

My Favorite Teen Parenting Advice Resource

This post is made possible with support from the Center for Parent and Teen Communication, part of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. All opinions are my own. Last year I was introduced to the Center for Parent and Teen Communication, an organization that provides parents with strategies to support healthy family relationships. Their website is filled … Read more

Easy owl snack fall activity

Easy to Make Cute Owl Snacks

This shop has been compensated by Inmar Intelligence and Entenmann’s® Little Bites. All opinions are mine alone. #SeasonOfLittleBites These super cute owl snacks are so easy to make that they are ready in 5 minutes. They are the perfect fall snack or fall activity to do with kids. To make these adorable fall snacks you … Read more