This is Nine

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This little light of mine…she’s celebrating nine! My sweet baby O No matter where life takes you & how you grow, you’ll always be my sweet baby O. You’re so truly you it’s incredible. Against the current if need be. Sometimes stubborn, demanding your independence & fearful when you have it. You’re in that scary space […]

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Mother's Day 2016

A day to remember…all the glory. We tend to live a lot of the gore, but it’s the glory we need to be mindful of and be reminded of, what we’re doing here, in this place called motherhood. I’ve often read the phrase “motherhood is not for the faint of heart” and while instinctually I […]

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Laugh, Love, Click

Clicky Jules

So excited about our talented friend Lauren’s first publication! Clicky Jules is a sweet story that’s near & dear to our hearts. Honoring the extraordinary in the ordinary is something we try to be mindful of every day. On her adventures Jules explores the beauty in the world around us as can only be experienced […]

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This is Four

This is Four

This is Four Four is charming and wise beyond his years Yet he’s stubborn, and redirection might bring him to tears Four is an actor who loves to make us laugh And with his demands we are sometimes his staff Four is giggly, wiggly, and so much fun He’s always busy, always on the run […]

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This is Six

This is Six

This is six Six is growing in the most beautiful ways Her gentle kind nature inspires for days She’s thoughtful, considerate and always aware She’s subtle, observant and speaks up for what’s fair Six is a friend who is patient and shares About all of your feelings she’s someone who cares Six is an artist […]

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This is Eight

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This is Eight Eight is a wonder in every possible way She explores and creates at least one adventure a day Eight is questioning and an expert at “why” She thrives on finding the origin of everything under the sky Eight is a friend, the best of her kind, a sweeter heart is hard to […]

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cherub-bed

I prepared myself. I prepared to be strong and support my husband and kids. It’s not that I thought I wouldn’t hurt, it’s just that I thought they would hurt more.  Once we had kids, my husband became the main caregiver for our pup, it only made sense that his grief would be bigger. That’s […]

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Home is where…

Home

Home is wherever you live. That’s the premise of Home, a beautifully illustrated book by Carson Ellis. A collection of vivid detailed drawings promote the exploration of the many different homes where interesting characters reside. My darlings often ask about other cultures and other countries, curious about spaces outside our own. This extraordinary book serves […]

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For My Girls

Truly, for MY girls. For the two little ladies I’m fumbling in raising. Hoping that with every word I say and every complex decision I struggle to make, I’m helping them feel empowered and strong and capable. Because the world doesn’t always reflect our worth back to us. Where value is questionably measured often with a […]

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Beautiful Oops!

Beautiful Oops

This little gem has been such a help in teaching my little darlings. Particularly for my (somewhat type A mixed with massive creativity) daughter. It’s intriguing to watch your little ones as they develop their senses and try to understand how to problem-solve in a way that feels right to them. We create a lot […]

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