MOMMY & MRS.

Family and Relationships

Until I see You All Again…

Every time someone close to me passes, my belief in a higher power only further solidifies. Because I am not particularly good at goodbyes, I could never stomach a last goodbye. So when the physical body goes, I turn to meditation and prayer – talking to those who...

Only Sweeter with Sweet Escape

A few months back I went to Bali to celebrate my wedding anniversary. While there, I wanted to document our trip, but also didn’t want to spend so much time taking photos. As with all my holidays - whether it is a quick getaway with my husband, a fun family vacation...

Goodbye June, Hello the Rest of the Year…

The end of June signifies so much for me - the long exhale after a full month of celebrations... the transition to a more normal reality, one that involves nothing but the mundane... the turn of a school year, as my girls enjoy a well deserved summer break... and of...

Outdoor Easy

Santa Elena Golf and Country Estate's Eco Warrior Training is exactly the camp I have been searching for to keep my kids busy this summer! As a child, I had always wished for a summer camp to attend in the months I was away from school – there was always that yearning...

The Motivation Station

Fitness has always been a struggle for me. Notice my choice of words - I used fitness - not weight loss, or gaining muscle mass or working on that post baby body. You see, all of those things come relatively easy for me. I can lose weight quite quickly. Consider it...

The Coolest Mom in the World

  Every mom wants to be the best mom. And many times, we struggle and put so much pressure on ourselves to be just that. We want to be there for them, but we also want them to learn to be independent. We strive to make no mistakes, and are the hardest on...

Do See the Wonderful

Being a mom is fulfilling. Being a mom is rewarding. Being a mom is amazing. But lets put things into perspective… The moment you become a mother, your life is no longer truly yours. You are now constantly thinking about, worrying about, and obsessing over the well...

On Judging Books by their Covers

Over the weekend the news of the women empowerment rallies across the United States filled our screens, and almost created a silent bond between any individuals that have ever been ostracized due to gender inequality. Having 4 daughters, this goes way beyond...

The Woman Behind The Athlete

Sharing a post I did for Rappler.com at the height of my husband's football career. Before you delve into this piece, know that it is not one about the woes of being the figure in the background, the girl having to snap the photos of fans clutching her man in...

10 Things All New Mommies Know To Be True

1. The satisfying, albeit painful sensation of the perfect latch 2. The excitement over a fallen umbilical cord 3. The sheer fulfillment upon hearing a aloud and hearty burp 4. The unexplainable, tear-jerking joy that comes with your baby smiling up at you for the...