Creating this space was important both for my actual creative process but also in owning the importance of my work. Having a physical space brings my ambitions out of my head and into the real world. Ultimately, this area represents the creative potential in all of us, from little hands to big hands.
“Are you having a good summer?” she asked with a hopeful smile. I took a deep breath and felt just how tired I felt in my body. I could see that she too was tired. A fellow mom and entrepreneur, she knows what it’s like to be juggling a very full life. And so I … Continue reading Summer Bummer : Living Without All the Answers
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.
Toward the end of 2015, I was feeling a little on edge. My mind was unsettled, anxious even. It felt like there were so many things pulling at my attention; from the important to the mundane to the downright egocentric. Fear of missing out and comparing myself to others are two strong feelings that come … Continue reading On Taking a Social Media Sabbatical
We were all exhausted. Fussy baby. A cough and sniffles. Longing for a shower, a nap, a break. So when she asked me to play, I had to take a deep breath and challenge myself to say Yes. It would have been easy to say Not right now or Maybe later. I'm glad I … Continue reading These Moments
We welcomed Calvin Cedar into our family on February 6th, 2015. The build up to his birth was long and somewhat stressful, but once he decided he was ready things went quickly. Calvin was born at home in what was one of the most beautiful, empowering experiences of my life. Our midwives are my new … Continue reading Look Who’s Here!