Brood - Family Life

Biggest Baby Shower

Last week we hosted a booth at Big City Mom’s Biggest Baby Shower at Skirball in Los Angeles and…we had a blast! Firstly, I must say that we were so impressed by Big City Moms. When I first heard that there was going to be an event in our neighborhood for expectant mommies I was […]

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A Conversation – Interviews

Lisa Gaché: Beverly Hills Manners

When I heard that Beverly Hills had it’s very own nationally recognized etiquette expert, Lisa Gaché, founder and CEO of Beverly Hills Manners, I had to meet her. I was brought up in England, where good manners are considered an imperative part of a child’s education and a vitally important life skill to have. Obviously things have […]

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Covet- Things we love

Nanny Gift Guide

There’s a lot to love about being a nanny over the holidays. Who doesn’t want to get paid to make crafts and play dreidel with super cute kids? No one. Even the Grinch loves Cindy Lou Who in the end. When it comes to gift giving, things get a little tricky. Our friends with corporate […]

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Covet- Things we love

Rethink Your Water

The wind is picking up and cold season is rearing it’s angry head. We are making sure that we take our vitamins and bundle up our little ones, but there’s one simple step we can all take to ward off those dreaded winter colds: stay hydrated. It might seem simple, but most of us fail […]

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Eats - Food

Fall Food Feasting

There are certain foods we associate with crisp fall weather – turkey, stuffing, pumpkin pie – what’s not to love? Nothing. We love it all! By the end of the season, sometimes we have even a little more to love..like 10 extra pounds. We would NEVER suggest skimping on these fall favorites, that would just […]

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Preen- Beauty

Can We Really Learn To Love Our Bodies?

The body positivity movement is picking up speed. Tumblr, Instagram and Dove ad campaigns make it seem like the whole world is telling us to love our bodies. With all of this media-based positivity, why is it still so hard for some of us to accept ourselves? Self-acceptance can be especially challenging for new mommies, […]

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Street- Street Style

A Fall Look We Love

We love living in Los Angeles. You can’t beat the summer-like fall days and seventy degree winter months but sometimes, we get a little jealous of our East Coast friends with their endless sweater collections. Despite the LA heat, we still want to bundle up and rock our fall favorites when October rolls around. We […]

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Acquire – Must buy

Happy Snacking!

Satisfying everyone’s needs at snack time sometimes feels impossible. As much as we would all love for our kids to crave carrot sticks and green smoothies, it’s likely not going to happen. Let’s be honest – we don’t always want to snack on those healthy options either. It’s so tempting to please our kids, and […]

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A Conversation – Interviews
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Emma Willis Interview

Emma Willis, an English actress and makeup & hair artist was a familiar face in peoples living rooms across the UK appearing in some of the most popular British tv shows and big commercial campaigns for years, but had long felt the siren song call to move to Los Angeles; “I always had a strong calling to live in the City of Angels one day.

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Brood - Family Life
Baby learning alphabet ABC

I’LL NEVER LET GO

I’ll Never Let Go [Insert Your Child’s Name Here], I’ll NEVER Let Go (How to understand and deal with the moment your child rejects you for their caretaker.) Every parent has been there to some degree–– that moment when you excitedly open the door to greet your children, expecting screams of joy and too many […]

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SHAPE- Fitness
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LA FITNESS CRAZES

Recently I couldn’t help but notice that Jennifer Lopez, despite being nearly 45 and the mother of twins, yes let me repeat that… twins, is looking better than ever with a stomach you could bounce pennies off. She recently made a video ‘Booty’ which seems to be simply a paean to her beautiful ass. I […]

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Eats - Food
feeding time for baby

HEALTHY BABY IS A HAPPY BABY

With increasing awareness and trends, health and healthy eating is at the forefront of every person’s mind. For a mother, you worry about your health for your baby’s sake as well as the baby’s health. No matter where you are … be it the grocery store, the mall or Starbucks … “organic” and “all natural” […]

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