Here I sit, as I write a letter to my baby on her first day of school. You think these days are far off, as you sit with a newborn on your chest, praying through the sleepless nights, wishing away the bedtime tantrums of the toddler years, and then, BOOM. Life happens. Change comes, And […]
Writing has always been an outlet of healing for me. Even as a little girl, I remember taking a pencil to an empty journal my mom brought home from her classroom and writing fictional books with made-up characters that before lived only in my imagination. Writing has always been a healing outlet for me, so […]
Have you ever encountered a “middle-of-moment”? A moment where you’re faced with a choice of distraction, or choosing to pursue a heart posture of intention? We love gathering with our families, friends, neighbors, and just being together. We also love being the hosting house, but with that (more times than I’d like to admit), I […]
This Mother’s Day, as we celebrate the wonderful mother’s in our lives, we are also not blind to the fact that this day has great potential to bring a longing for the mother who has left us; the mothers who were gone too soon. The sting and the yearning it can bring to our days […]
Calling all Husbands, Fathers, family members, children, grandparents, mom-tribe friends, and anyone else this may concern this Mother’s Day: Still haven’t gotten anything for the woman who gave life to those little angels you call your offspring yet? Let me remind you – Mother’s Day is in 3 days! And this year, it’s not on […]
Mother’s Day 2020: The year every mom deserved a one-way ticket to Tahiti, favorite snacks in hand, and unlimited spa credit upon her arrival. While you’re at it, cue the iced, fruity drinks with cute umbrellas delivered to her poolside, too. K? Thanks. Sound about right, mama? Though I’d miss my little ones clinging to […]
With Mother’s Day just around the corner, we’ve put together some pretty fantastic, real-life FREE digital Mother’s Day Cards! If there was ever a time to celebrate a mother – it’s in the middle of a global pandemic, where she’s working around the clock within the walls of her home, most likely doubting every move […]
“Have a routine,” they said, “It will be easier,” they said. The first month of shelter-at-home came and went, and here we are, still in it. In the middle of a 2-month (or more) “Shelter in Place” order to stay home here in the Mitten state, and many states nationwide… Running out of indoor activities, […]
Growing up, I remember always looking forward to Easter because as a little girl I loved getting SO dressed up in a fancy new dress, and always anticipating the goodies that would fill our Easter baskets from the “Easter Bunny.” Don’t forget the Easter egg hunts, which would always result in staining that brand new […]
What your child wants you to remember this Christmas isn’t the top item on their wish list, or the cookies left out for Santa. It’s not remembering to move their elf on the shelf, or even reading them the perfect bedtime story. It’s not rushing from activity to activity or party to party, or cultivating […]
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With the recent outbreak of COVID-19, our nation is in a state of uncertainty, chaos, and fear.