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.
Parenting Tweens: Be Present Charleston Moms

Parenting Tweens: Be Present

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Recently, I went to my ten-year-old daughter’s fundraising fun-run at school. She begged me to come, tearing up at the mere thought that I wouldn’t be there. I wrangled some time off from work...
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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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,...