We had the good fortune of connecting with Rose Mailutha and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Rose, as a parent, what have you done for you children that you feel has had the most significant impact?
The most important thing I’ve done as a parent in terms of the impact on my child is really being present and practicing mindful parenting. My daughter is 10 years old, she is vibrant, smart, strong, creative, confident and has a passion for exploring different avenues of learning, self motivating and inspiring others. She was born this way, my only job was to nurture the old soul in her that knew exactly what made it joyful. I have grown so much as a human and as a mom because of her and my openness to growth and learning as situations presented themselves. I have had to keep checking my ego, you know that part of grown ups that thinks it knows everything, that children don’t know. I continuously strive to allow my daughter the space to emotionally and creatively express herself. I make time to engage and have meaningful conversations with her, I pray that I always find the teachable moments and execute with grace. Always being mindful to own my part, to acknowledge her feelings and to hear her, not listen but really hear her.
Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
I am mother, Love Warrior and a business woman. I started Moonrockstoroses as a place to come and begin healing our souls, a place where someone could find an ear to listen and love them for no reason at all. I want to inspire through love, I want to vibrate love deep and wide, a love that heals souls. I want to build a community that supports and uplifts each other through love. I sell Love inspired merchandise which include, tshirts, room sprays, jewelry, and other limited offer items.
Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
SUNDAY: We would start with brunch at Cafe Stella in Silverlake, a french bistro that really feels like a cafe in Paris. Then we spend the afternoon floating on a swan across Echo Park Lake. MONDAY: A scenic drive on Mulholland drive across to Franklin Canyon, where we would hike past a lake with ducks and turtles and up to a breath taking view of Hollywood Hills. We would then sit under a giant oak tree and have a peaceful picnic. For dinner we would grab dinner and cocktails at The Garland Hotel. TUESDAY: A scenic drive to Malibu Colony beach for a day of swimming, watching surfers and a picnic with sandwiches from Larchmont Wine and Cheese, best gourmet sandwiches in town. After watching a glorious sunset over the ocean, we would we walk along the beach to the pier and dine at the Malibu Farm Restaurant. WEDNESDAY: Head over to LACMA and stroll through the tar pits and catch the latest exhibit at the museum. For lunch we drive to 3rd street and have lunch at The little door. After lunch we stroll through The Grove on Fairfax and 3 rd for some shopping and sprinkles cupcakes. We close the day with an Italian faire at Angelini Osteria on Beverly, huge fan of the Osso bucco. THURSDAY: A bagel to go from Sam’s bagels on Larchmont before a yoga class at Liberation Yoga on La Brea and San Vincente. Then coffee or tea at Alberts (best matcha) on Melrose and a stroll down the shops on melrose, followed by a stop at Wasteland and Resurrection for some stellar vintage shopping. End the day with dinner at Osteria Mozza, the mozzerella bar is outstanding. FRIDAY: Breakfast at louie Bottega(the pastries are to die for) downtown, stroll through fashion district with some shopping at local boutiques, Lunch at Woodspoon a Brazilian faire restaurant, best sangria in town. A stroll through the jewelry district, take in a show at the Disney Hall then dinner at Macaroni Republic (homemade pasta to crave for weeks). Wrap up the night with cocktails and a spectacular view of downtown and cocktails at 71Above. SATURDAY: A body scrub, salt room, mud room and cold room at Crystal Spa in Korea town. Nothing fancy but the best Spa experience I have ever had. We would lunch there as well, a simple salmon salad that is so delicious, I crave it days later. There are other Asian themed items on the menu, this is my favorite. Home for a change of clothes and off to the Hollywood Bowl for a concert and a picnic from poquito mas, why is their mexican food so good!!! The ahi tacos are my always go to though the steak are equally as delicious. Don’t forget to pick up a bottle of wine from Ralphs as the prices at the bowl are astronomical. Be mindful of no glass concerts. SUNDAY: A Sandwich from La Brea Bakery as we head to the airport.
Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
The teachings of Rumi, Kahlil Gibran, Paulo Chelho, Deepkak Chopra podcast all reminded me what kind of human and parent I wanted to be. Carlo Novoa @litfromwithin for having me on #wednesdaywomenofpower for continuously inspiring me to follow my souls calling, for reminding me that I have the power to call my tribe. Those who value my path and vibrate in the same love energies. Virgilia Barrera @virgilia_yoga for shifting the way I viewed my business, she made me her gift shop, a place she buys gifts for all occasions for her family and friends. She has been unconditionally supportive, also referring customers to me. Matthew Ready @ready_objects for always inspiring me and supporting my creative outlets. There are many more I could name these people have been my rock when I wanted to give up.
Photo with bracelets: Adam Pass Female in Love Tee: Ted Hartshorn