Deanne (Goodman) Gustafson

Deanne is a San Diego local and mom to two little girls. Deanne is a journalist and specializes in videos and stories that make a positive impact. She and her husband launched and run Kombucha On Tap, a healthy beverage distribution company. Deanne is also a live streaming home shopping host for an online boutique. She loves traveling, trying out new restaurants, being in nature, and binge-watching shows.

6 Ways to Kick Summer Boredom

School’s out for summer and the days are long. It’s one of the best times of the year, unless you are a parent trying to entertain kids who keep saying, “I’m bored.” I recently...

Creative Father’s Day Gift Ideas You Can Do With Your Kids

No idea what to get Dad for Father's Day? No need to stress. Here are four easy craft ideas you can do with your kids and Father's Day gift suggestions that go with them!  To see...

Is This Sign Too Much?

Solicitors love my neighborhood. I’d say we have about one a week come up to our door trying to sell solar, roofing, a religion, curb number painting, you name it! In this day and...

Video: Kind of Jealous of My Baby’s Gym I joke that my 4-month-old works out more than I do. But in all seriousness, she does go to Stroller Strides, Baby Yoga, and gets her workout on at My Gym in Carlsbad each...
spring cleaning

Spring Cleaning Tips and Tricks

With spring in the air, it's time to spruce up your home and do a little spring cleaning!  San Diego Moms Blog contributor Kandace Caulfied-Chesscher and I both admit we don't enjoy cleaning but have some...

6 Ways to Interact With Kids Who Have Autism

San Diego mom Wendy Garafalo has a six-year-old son with autism and is on a mission to help people shift their perspectives. Her website, I am LOVE, spreads the message of self love and...
fast food

Mom-Approved Healthier Fast Food

Kids love fast food. Heck, I grew up on chicken nuggets and processed foods. Fortunately, I’ve learned to develop better eating habits and avoid the greasy stuff for the most part, but sometimes those...