Category - Candy’s Column

My Weekly Thank-You Notes to My Kids

You know, I’m always instructing my kids to say “thank you” and I realized… perhaps I should be thanking THEM more, as well.  So in the spirit of showing my appreciation, I’m starting a tradition of writing weekly...

The House Hunt

Miss Skye will go to kindergarten next year (say WHA–?!), which means I have been obsessively researching schools and options in the Los Angeles area.  And by “obsessively,” I mean spending pretty much every waking second on...

The Cats Explain What They REALLY Want for Christmas

In Venn Diagram form, of course, as cats are prone to doing. Just a sampling of the kind of content I’ll be posting when I launch WOMAN VS. FAMILY (a cartoon family blog that is clearly inspired by my own life) after the New Year.  Follow...

Multi-Tasking: Gisele vs. Candy

By now, you’ve all likely seen Gisele’s Instagram shot of her “multi-tasking” at work.  Not to be outdone by the supermodel, I thought I’d post a photo of ME multi-tasking, as well.  As you can see, my day-to-day...

How to Dance Like a Pro (Well, Like a Preschooler)

Dance parties are a big part of being a parent, especially when you’re the parent of younger children.  I love them because when I am hosting (or am summoned to) a dance party with my kids, they generally are staying out of trouble...