Summer Bummer : Living Without All the Answers

“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

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Eating to Feel Better : One Part Plant

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

On Taking a Social Media Sabbatical

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

Look Who’s Here!

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!

Birthday Dress Snubbed, Mama Okay

The birthday dress was finished two full days before the big day!  It was a fun project to design with The Geeg, and a delicious yarn to knit with. She tried it on once and took it off again immediately. I'm really not surprised that she doesn't want to wear this right now.  The same thing … Continue reading Birthday Dress Snubbed, Mama Okay