Author Archive | Falicia


Upcoming Weekend Events {June 20, 21, 22}

Isthmus JazzFest on the Terrace Friday 4:30-10:00pm; Saturday 12:00-10:45pm Description: The Isthmus Jazz Festival is a two-day celebration of America’s homegrown art form. The free festival kicks off the summer season in one of Madison’s most beautiful outdoor settings, the Memorial Union Terrace, with Lake Mendota as a glittering backdrop. A diverse crowd of students, […]

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Upcoming Weekend Events {June 6, 7, 8}

Friday Family Movie Night at Wingra School Friday: 7:00 p.m. Location: Wingra School, 719 Gilmore St. Description: Watch Despicable Me 2 on Wingra’s front lawn. The event is open to the public. Families are welcome to bring a picnic. Music and games start at 7:00 p.m. and the movie will start at sunset, around 8:30 […]

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Bliss Flow Yoga

The benefits of exercise are endless and undisputed – more energy, better sleep, heart healthy – the list goes on. Yoga is not only an effective method to get fit, but also a great way to reduce stress and dedicate time to your own well-being. Using the breath as tool to connect the mind and […]

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Things we should all do this Mother’s Day

As my second Mother’s Day as a mom comes around the bend, and I am now an expert at parenting (insert sarcasm), I have been thinking about how the meaning of the day has changed for me in the past few years. Mostly, I am increasingly grateful for my own mother and the indelible ways […]

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Celebrate Earth Month

Did you know that Earth Day has firm roots right here in Wisconsin? Forty five years ago, Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson proposed a national teach-in on the environment. Rather than create political events around Earth Day, Nelson encouraged individuals and community groups to organize the day’s celebration and activities. As a result of his leadership, […]

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Date Night

Keeping Date Night Fresh

As a parent, I’ve become fascinated with time. Really. Someone please explain to me how one day can be THE. Longest. Day. EVER. Then all of a sudden, weeks and months go by almost unnoticed. It just doesn’t compute. I have deemed this phenomenon responsible for several things in my life: sticky floors, the endless […]

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Six Ways to Survive a Snow Day

During Wisconsin’s winters, it doesn’t take long to realize that cabin fever is a very real thing. Being cooped up with energetic little ones can be fun if you try some new things (coffee and patience don’t hurt either). Here are a few tips to survive a snow day with the littles. Get outside (if […]

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