Healthy and Hearty at Mealtime

Though it’s already been a couple of weeks, I’m still slowly coming to accept the reality that I have four children in school. Three of them are, for the first and last time in their young lives, attending the same school. Evvie is going to...

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Constructive Down Time

Sponsored by Amazon Back to school for our family means a lot of things. Four out of five children are in some kind of education/socialization program: Jack is in fifth, Zoe in fourth, Beau just started Kindergarten and Evvie is now in a preschool program. Our...

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Learning About Migraines and How They Affect Me

Sponsored by Med-IQ and supported by an educational grant by Teva Pharmaceuticals There have been a few times in my life that I’ve had so much going on, and too busy to be concerned about the impact on my personal health. We moved to New York...

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It Takes a Village: Introducing Bottles to Demi

Justin and I garner the same reactions every time we’re out in public with the kids. If we’re alone or together with four or five of them at any given time (which is frequently, of course), people tend to remark on how Justin has his...

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Back To School: A Space For Success

We officially have big kids and if I’m honest, I wasn’t really prepared for this season of life. Jack is ten (TEN!) and Zoe is nearly nine years old. They’re nearing the end of their elementary careers, and with that comes a lot of new...

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Sustainably Stylish for Back To School With H&M

  It’s August, and that means we’re gearing up to go back to school. At the end of this month, all three of my big kids will be in the same elementary school together, and Evvie will be in her first preschool program. We are elated-not...

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Summer, Simply

This post is sponsored by Breyers. Thank you for supporting Momma’s Gone City!   We’ve spent a lot of time at home this summer. Five kids, five schedules, five different personalities, temperaments, likes and dislikes. It’s challenging to try to make sure everyone is peaceful, content and...

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Learning and Conserving, an Adventure with Stonyfield

I speak a lot about compassion and empathy on my social media accounts, places online where I accidentally became a go-to destination for cute photos of a sweet rescue dog and his favorite humans. Both Justin and I were raised to love and care for...

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Bringing Puppy Home

This post is sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim, a research-driven pharmaceutical company standing for innovative healthcare products for people and animals for more than 130 years. All opinions are my own. Please see below for additional disclosure. We hadn’t been living in the suburbs of the...

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Nourishing My Body, Mind and Spirit

We try to spend as much time outside as possible. We're lucky because we live in California and we can spend most of our time outside year round. The activities range from snowboarding and skiing in the winter to lifeguard camps, softball, baseball, soccer and...

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Living in Santa Cruz, we were right by the beach. As a pup, we’d take Theo to the beach a couple of times a week and let the kids run around with him for an hour or two. We noticed such a big change in...

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Exploring The Ups and Downs of Potty Training

With three successfully toilet-trained children, I will admit reluctantly that I’ve walked into this season with Evvie feeling slightly cocky. As a mother of five children, I can safely say that the only thing that is consistent about having children is inconsistency. They will each...

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