Liam Brave, Age 8

There are some things people do not tell you about being a mother. And then there are the things they tell you over and over again . . . I lost track of how many times other’s have told me that “it all goes so fast.” Sometimes I would just tune it out, because while you are […]

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas lovely friends! I’m wishing you all a restful holiday, so tangibly full of joy and goodness that you are able to hold it in your hands and keep it in your heart for always. I’m mindful that the holidays are hard for so many. That they aren’t all twinkle lights and I’ll Be Home […]

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Giving Thanks + Happy Thanksgiving

It’s the day before Thanksgiving and I should like to say . . . Count your blessings. Be grateful. Give Thanks. And all of that. I should like to tell you a story that you find yourself within. Or weave words that loop in, and out, and around the fabric of your heart. But you know […]

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The Skin We Are In

As I’m inching closer to forty I’m starting to feel more comfortable in my skin. I’m owning my lines, the years I’ve lived, from the inside out and on the outside with products that help my grooves glow.   As I’m inching closer to forty I’m starting to feel more comfortable in my skin. I’m […]

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Rocco Royal, Age 5

Five. Five always feels official. Four felt like I could cheat and call you a toddler still. But five doesn’t work that way. Five means Kindergarten and all kinds of bigger kidness calling. I finally understand why moms baby their babies. It’s hard to see them grow. You don’t look at milestones as firsts. You look at […]

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Coming to the Mat

I’ve been coming to the mat more regularly. To work out aches and let go of pains. To remember that my breathe is for breathing. To stretch my body and my mind.

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Prayer for Everyone

Obviously this world we live in is a broken place full of hurting people.  People that who are fighting for basic needs  (water, food, education, etc), and struggling to just survive, daily.  The need for change is painfully obvious, but the way to take action isn’t always so clear. I’m only one person. I’m a […]

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