Making time for creativity can absolutely be a part of your self-care routine. Read more...
Some days it feels like the needs of my children are incessant. From the moment my eyelids open into the 5am darkness to the moment their little bodies succumb to sleep, they NEED. They need love, snuggles, attention, comfort, and reassurance. They also need pancakes cut up just so, a cup of juice -no, I … Continue reading Thoughts on self-care & why I eat standing up
And yet I am left with this sense of yearning. And a sense of self-doubt: If I want to write so much, why don’t I just do it? Is it that I am afraid I don’t have anything to say? Or is it the opposite: that I’m afraid I DO have something to say.
I'm not one for diets or labels when it comes to my food. I like to eat. I like to eat good food that I know is good for me, and food that makes me feel like crap. I get just as excited about a big greasy cheesburger as I do a paleo bowl at … Continue reading Eating to Feel Better : One Part Plant
As difficult as nursing a toddler can sometimes be, there are moments of pure bliss. Like so many moments in motherhood, this one is filled with complex and contradictory emotions.
My knitting has been a little sparse lately. An irritated thumb and sore wrist have kept me from spending much time at the needles. And I've noticed the less I've been knitting, the less I feel like knitting...kind of a bummer given the season we're heading into! I did cast on a pair of … Continue reading Yarn Along :: Modern Lovers
Morning rituals. Habit trackers. 10,000 hours. 21 days. Lifehacks. The Four Habits. There's so much advice out there for how to create new habits that help you achieve your goals. I've considered many of them, and they just haven't worked. They haven't worked because the chunk of time required seemed out of reach. I'm … Continue reading 15 minutes a day