Lindsay Olivarez

Lindsay is a #girlmom and #dogmom who can usually be found sporting a mom bun, workout clothes, and good intentions to exercise in them. Former lawyer, former Illinoisan, current harried parent and wife to Jason.

Celebrate Dia De Los Niños with the Phoenix Zoo!

When our first daughter was born, one of my husband’s work colleagues, based in Mexico, told him how special her birthday was – April 30, Dia De Los Niños!  While not widely celebrated in...
Chandler Multicultural

The Chandler Multicultural Festival: Family Fun and Cultural Appreciation in Our Backyard

I’m a die-hard Chandler mom. I love our little city and all it has to offer by way of entertainment, excellent schools, and a rich cultural experience. One of my favorite events each year...
human rights

Human Rights Day: Dignity, Freedom & Justice For All Through Volunteerism

This year, the United Nations recognizes International Human Rights Day on December 10. The theme of this year’s global support effort is Dignity, Freedom & Justice For All. As parents, perhaps one of our...

The Type A Type 2: Starting My Type 2 Diabetes Journey

I’m 38.  Almost 39 but I won’t be 39 before that exact day, thankyouverymuch.  I’m overall pretty healthy.  I’ve had some health complications the past few years thanks to endometriosis and adenomyosis.  I get...

A Chandler Family Shares how to have an Ofrenda in Your Home

If you’ve been following my posts for a while, you may have picked up on the fact that my family is a little bit of everything. I’m Eastern European/Jewish and Scottish (with a couple...