Sarah Carey, editor-in-chief of Everyday Food® Magazine just launched her delicious “How-To” series on YouTube. A 13-year veteran of the Martha Stewart test kitchen, Sarah is an expert in converting culinary classics into easy and convenient meals for the family.

Omni Hotels & Resorts was included in Parents “10 Best Hotel Chains for Families” list, recognizing the various programs offered to traveling families at hotel chains across the U.S. The luxury brand is best known for the Omni Sensational Kids program, which includes a unique, “Discovery” welcome backpack with a 32-page fold-out map including travel games, crayons, magnifying glass and more. In addition to the fun-filled bag, children staying at Omni are treated to milk and cookies on their first night, a great way to end a day of adventures and exploring. An additional family travel offering is the Omni Kids’ Suites, which feature one-of-a-kind designs with colorful children’s furniture and bedding, beanbag chairs, games, books, an art center and other activities in their own guest room – with parents in a connecting guest room (available at select properties).

Enjoy Surf and Sand at the Portofino Hotel & Yacht Club in Los Angeles, California. The Portofino Hotel & Yacht Club offers families an authentic SoCal lifestyle experience with in a casual, nautical-chic environment with “Surf and Sand,” available June 1 – July 31. Starting at $999*, Portofino invites guests to relax and let loose, embracing their “endless summer,” endlessly.

Trippy, the social travel website and app, announced its advisors and mother of two, Soleil Moon Frye is one of them. If you’ve always wanted to travel with your kids but aren’t sure where to go for that family fun vacation, what hotels are the most kid-friendly or which restaurants have the best kids menus, you’re in luck. As one of Trippy’s advisors, Soleil will share her favorite family-friendly travel destinations and tips on Trippy’s new visual inspiration boards, which just went live today.

1. In The Bath

Add 5 to 10 drops in a tub of warm water. Fill tub, add oils, swish to disperse in the water. As one site suggests, you might try adding the oils to a spoonful of honey, a small cup of milk or cream, or to your favorite carrier oil, and then adding to the water.

MyKidsCalendar Streamlines Communications and Scheduling for Coaches and Parents During Spring Sports Season

The spring sports season is upon us. Kids’ schedules are crazier than ever these days, especially those on competitive travel and select teams. MyKidsCalendar is a new tool that helps coaches and parents schedule and communicate more efficiently and effectively. The service was designed by youth sports coaches and parents who were frustrated with the lack of a quality tool for building and maintaining sports schedules, and, more importantly, for communicating rapidly changing in-season information efficiently with parents. MyKidsCalendar provides a central location for coaches and parents to share information and communicate easily and quickly.

It’s time to bust out the colorful clothes… it seems that floral patterns & neon colors are really in this year for girls and surf/beach attire is all the rage for the boys. Take a look at a few adorable pieces we found “aww” worthy.

Maclaren Partners with Charley’s Fund to Help Spread the Smile and Raise Funds With Its New “I Believe” Stroller.

Charley’s Fund, a non-profit organization devoted to finding a treatment and cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, the world’s number one fatal genetic disease among children, has raised an unprecedented $20 million to support groundbreaking medical research. Now, for the first time ever in the history of this devastating disease, promising new therapies are being developed and clinical trials are underway. Maclaren, the premium parenting company, is collaborating with Charley’s Fund to raise awareness and funds for this presently incurable disease with the new “I Believe” stroller.

If you are anything like me, you have a saying that fits perfectly into any situation. My grandmother always told me to “always take the high road” and that is a mantra that has stuck with me through out my entire life when faced with tough experiences. As a teen that had an unhealthy attraction to the “wrong crowd”, when surprised at my own misfortunes, I would remember in the back of my mind “if you lay down with dogs, you will wake up with fleas“. Funny how these litte quips can later on in life add to your character and help you make decisions through out.

As a mom, you know the meaning of productive. In fact, if you looked up the word you’d probably see a picture of your smiling face next to the definition. While productivity is a necessity in your life, you can at least leverage technology from time to time, for a little help in a pinch. These apps to help you do – and enjoy – more every day.