Krystal is a fulltime working Mother of 3. Surrogate to an adorable set of Swiss boy/girl twins. She spends her days as a Residential Service Coordinator at PATH Connections Housing helping support some of San Diego's most vulnerable to maintain permanent housing. When she isn't teaching classes to the residents, sharing her passion of using the Arts to practice self care, she is writing her own personal blog and sharing her other passions with the world! Theatre fills her heart and she is currently working on an original play. A lover of essential oils and sharing the benefits with anyone who will listen! An avid Crafter, she enjoys creating her own crochet designs, wreaths and dabbles in painting. Loves spending time with her children and her husband, playing, dancing, swimming, traveling and enjoying our beautiful city. Follow her personal blog at www.rekindledthefire.com or Crochet shop at www.facebook.com/mylittlesunshinescreativecrochet

A Letter to My Teenage Daughter

Dear Daughter,            I know it's hard right now, you are growing up. It's harder for me. No matter how big you get, you will always be my baby girl. I...
Dj Lessons

Bring Music Fun to Summer Classes! Join Mission: DJ {Sponsored}

Summer is upon us! Despite ALL of our collective joy that this insane 2nd year of pandemic and online learning is finally over, we now we enter the period of MORE free time. The...

Staying at Home is Hard, But Don’t Forget

Today we wake up in a world on pause. The sense of urgency that filled our lives has ceased.  Don't forget what you feel in this moment. Write it down, take a picture, make the...
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{SPONSORED} Join us for the IMAGINARY FEAST to end homelessness in San Diego

The San Diego Moms Blog has partnered with PATH (People Assisting the Homeless) to support their Imaginary Feast Campaign. It's simple, we want you to spend the night, or day, at home with your family,...

SDMB Cares Launches TWO Hygiene Kit Drives to Support Home Start

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and we are excited to be partnering with Home Start for the entire month of October. SDMB Cares will be supporting Home Start's Communities in Action Program...

Families, Bakers and SDMB Cares Unite in Fundraiser to Support Unravel Pediatric Cancer

SDMB Cares had an amazing time this month, supporting Unravel Pediatric Cancer and helping to spread awareness throughout San Diego! Unravel's mission is "working to spread knowledge about the grim realities of pediatric cancer...
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Cookies & Cupcakes for a Cause! Join SDMB Cares – Support Pediatric Cancer Awareness...

September is Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month. Did you know that Cancer is the 2nd leading cause of death in children ages 1 to 14 per the American Cancer Society? In support and to help...

My Children Are NOT My Life – and That’s OK!

Moms, the time for feeling guilty for any moment we chose to spend on ourselves is OVER. Society would have us to believe that our only value is our motherhood. Remember who you were before...

Live for Today, Plan for Tomorrow: Tips to Increase Your Independence, Mamas!

Most moms I know, including myself, worry about the future, particularly when it comes to our children. Women tend to think much farther ahead then men, which can lead to frustration and anxiety as...
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Despite All the Tragedies- We Have to Keep Living Life Without Fear

I cant keep you sheltered forever. I have to let you go. Everyday, you walk out that door, I have a false sense of security. I worry about you on the bus, make sure you stay...

How to “Grow Up” Your Kids Room!

This year, my kids Christmas list included furniture and things to help them organize their rooms! Weird? Let me explain. We go big on Christmas! The one time of year my kids actually get to "ask"...

A Mother’s Lament- DON’T TOUCH MY STUFF

I am not OCD, I just like my stuff, right where it belongs.  If I put it down, I want it to be there when I go back later to pick it up. DON'T TOUCH MY...

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