Especially in these times of exclusion and discrimination, bringing up what we think about a higher power and a divine grand plan brings with it a lot of anxiety. But I believe we are called to be vocal about our faith- that part of our mission as human beings is to help others find peace.Read More
I bought some new maternity clothes. I put away things that wouldn’t fit. We made and sent a sidewalk chalk “I’m going to be a big brother” photo announcement.
I hesitated as I did all these things. I had doubt. But I convinced myself it was just anxiety from the last time. It really wouldn’t happen again, right? Right. But really, I knew.Read More
I appreciate it when people see photos of activities I do with my kids or witness a positive parenting moment and recognize my efforts as a mom. But those times are only the highlight reel of our journey. Reality is not nearly as glamorous.Read More
I'm no interior designer. But I like to think I have a unique and awesome sense of style. I feel so comfortable in a space that reflects what matters to me and inspires me to keep learning. I want our children to feel motivated, inspired, and successful. I'm always on the lookout for ways to include design in our home that encourages optimism.Read More
When I think back to the compliments I've received over the years, it's the authentic, genuine, ones that had nothing to do with my appearance that I remember.Read More
In many ways, our country is a fantastic place to be a mother. But our culture lags behind compared to other developed countries when it comes to postpartum care. The statistics of maternal mortality rates are startling. Here is what we can do about it.Read More
Learn why minimalism is as much about mental clutter as it is about tangible STUFF. Then start clearing it out to make room for the magic of mindfulness.Read More
My voice rose to a couple notches above "calm, cool, and collected" as I barked some directions at him, forgetting it was my own needs at the moment that were the priority.Read More
Those first precious images of the backbone, the energy center for everything remind me of the connectedness of it all.Read More
I decided to intentionally make my postpartum health as much of a priority as the health of my baby. As weeks passed, then months, I began making changes that set me on the path to wellness. Now, I'm on a mission to do the same for others.
If you're ready for a more peaceful, purposeful, playful family lifestyle, that's what this is all about.