The Young Diaries

Travel Post: San Diego to South Africa

Travel Post: San Diego to South Africa
Now, a lot of you may think that we are absolutely nuts for traveling so far with two young children. The actual flight time alone was 24 hours. Including car rides and layovers, it was almost 40 hours. Yes, that is a lot even without children! However, I have to say in all honesty, that the kids did great!

What "GIRL POWER" Means To Me

What "GIRL POWER" Means To Me
GIRL POWER is about teaching our daughters to value themselves as strong, smart, capable, humans, and to stand up for their rights. It is about women paving the way instead of following in fear. It is about respecting and revering the girls and women who came before us, and helped pave the way for our rights and freedoms. And equally important, it is also about teaching our sons to respect girls and women as equals.

Super Mom?

Super Mom?
She said, “I honestly don't know how you are doing this—at the beach with two little kids all by yourself, that is. I saw you coming down the sand, and I thought ‘She must be Super Mom!’”

HOW STARTING A SMALL SHOP MADE ME FEEL WHOLE AGAIN

HOW STARTING A SMALL SHOP MADE ME FEEL WHOLE AGAIN
There was so much to learn, and it all felt so scary and invigorating at the same time. Each time I learned a new skill, my soul felt more and more satisfied. Funny story…I legit learned the basics of Illustrator from a 12 year old who already runs three businesses of his own! Kids are amazing. Seriously.

Goodbye 2017, HELLO 2018, & Welcome Friends!

Goodbye 2017, HELLO 2018, & Welcome Friends!

Happy New Year, and welcome to YoungApparelCompany.com and The Young Diaries! This is such an exciting day for us as a company, and me personally, and I am so glad to be finally sharing this day with you all!