Nicolette Liebermann

I am a full time working mama continually striving for that work/home life balance. I am a mother to one imaginative, playful, horse-loving early elementary-aged girl. In my alone moments, I find a quiet space to read, squeeze in some yoga, or let my creativity flow on paper. With my family, I love to travel to new places, indulge in culinary magic, play outdoors, and plan our next adventure.

Keeping Your Kids Social in a Time of Social Distancing

My daughter just turned 5 and started Early Admission Kindergarten in January of this year. As a result, she is quickly blossoming into quite the social butterfly. She is always excited to return to...

Get Fit in 2020: 3 Local Fitness Spots with Child Care on Site!

While getting fit is often on our minds as we enter a new year, we should keep this in our practice year-round. It can be difficult for us as parents to find the time...

We Love Going to Ultrastar Cinemas Mission Valley—Hazard Center. Here’s Why You Should Too!

I first stepped into the current Ultrastar Cinemas Mission Valley-Hazard Center location back when it was a Mann Theatre. Back then, the theatre was a bit more on the sleepy side and its seating...
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Exercises of Gratitude: Three Easy Ways to Practice Gratitude with Your Child

As we approach the holiday season, it's a great time for teaching our children exercises in gratitude. Understanding what it means to be grateful can be a difficult notion for a young child to...

My 10-Minute Home Spa

I am sure that I am far from the only mama out there who loves spa time, self-care, and pampering. Navigating school schedules, extracurricular activities, and a daily work commute often leaves us mamas...
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Best of San Diego: La Mesa

La Mesa had its beginnings as a citrus and cattle farming community at the turn of the 20th century. Over the years, La Mesa has maintained its small town feel at a population of...

San Diego Hidden Gem: 4 Great Reasons to Visit Del’s Hideout

My daughter and I recently met up with friends at Del's Hideout in San Diego for Saturday lunch. This Del Cerro spot was opened in March 2019 by Cohn Restaurant Group. It's a great...

Best of San Diego: Lemon Grove

Situated just 9 miles east of downtown San Diego, this city of 25,000 affords its residents the proximity to San Diego's best places while providing a smaller town atmosphere. Lemon Grove is a young city,...

Bonding With My Child: How Making Stone Soup Brings Us Together

I am always looking for good books to bond over with my child. Having recently gone to a used book sale at the local library, I stumbled upon an old childhood favorite of mine...

Mastering the Art of Our Preschooler’s Bedtime Routine

Getting My 4-Year-Old on the Sleep Train: Bedtime Strategies that Work for Us The transition from play time to bedtime is not an easy one, as many parents can attest to. I have endured several...

4 Podcasts to Inspire a Working Mama’s Daily Commute

If you live and work in San Diego area, you are probably no stranger to the traffic that is ever-increasing. My 5-day-a-week commute leaves me with more time behind the wheel than I care...

My Daughter the Ladybug Keeper

It began with a Facebook post. I was casually scrolling through my News Feed during my evening screen time. My daughter peered over my shoulder at the images my friend had shared of her 3...