Emily Guerrero

Emily Guerrero
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I'm a 40-something mom, wife, attorney, work-in-progress, and seeker of all things love, joy, and balance.
5 Crockpot Recipes to Make Your Fall a Little More Cozy Charleston Moms

5 Slow Cooker Recipes to Make Your Fall a Little More Cozy

As the days get shorter and the temperatures fall, the slow cooker becomes our loyal friend. We throw a few ingredients into her warm belly, and she dutifully delivers a cozy meal by the...

Six Ways to Choose Joy

My nine-year-old is having the best year of her life. She has a fantastically-quirky teacher who doesn’t give homework, her besties are in her class, and her beloved soccer season is in full swing....

Change Your Perspective, Change Your Life

Lately, I’ve been feeling sorry for myself. It’s been a tumultuous year for me. I left my job of fourteen years and started a new job in a different field. I am a fish...

The One Tip That Will Get You Through the Summer

As Ella Fitzgerald crooned in that buttery-glam voice of hers, “It’s summertime, and the livin’ is easy.” Summer is that much-awaited gentle exhale. The jam-packed school year is behind us, and now we can...

5 Reasons I Love Living in Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant gets a bad rap sometimes. Jokingly referred to as “Mt. Perfect,” we have a bit of a reputation for being entitled, wealthy, and well…a little too perfect. Maybe there’s a little truth...

Minimalism for Moms: How to Simplify Parenting and Be More Connected

Minimalism is so hot right now. The popularity of Marie Kondo, the Japanese organizer/author who inspired us to clean out our closets, speaks to our universal craving for simplicity. More stuff does not equal...

4 Ways to Bust Through that Mid-Life Crisis

The 40’s are no joke. Research has shown that women, men, and even apes experience a dreadful dip in happiness in their 40’s. Women in particular are their unhappiest at age 44. (Men at age...

What’s Your Word for 2019?

Every January, I pick a word to guide me through the new year. Or rather, I let the word pick me. It usually comes to me during quiet moments and then the universe finds...

#Giving: Teaching Kids the True Meaning of Christmas

As Christmas rolls around, my first question to my kids is, “So, what do you want for Christmas this year?” Of course, they joyfully provide me with their lists of most-coveted toys, video games,...

Drainers and Fillers: Which One Are You?

My shoulder is currently frozen like a block of ice. The medical term is “frozen shoulder,” a very common condition for women in their 40’s. Sadly, I twinged my shoulder playing tennis, and now...