To All the Nursing Mamas (A Post Script)

After publishing yesterday's post I realized I had a few more things to clarify...P.S.First of all, I don't think I'm an exceptional mother because I'm extended/tandem nursing. So many women told me, "I couldn't do that" or "Not many women can do what you're doing."I don't believe it.I think society has set us up doubt ourselves and to think it's not worth it ....more

{this moment} sisters

A Friday ritual. A single photo, without words capturing a moment from the week ....more

Following My Maternal Instincts and Going for a Walk

Before I knew I was pregnant with my first child I knew I wanted to give birth without drugs or interventions. I never questioned that it was best for my baby and myself. When my husband and I agreed to a Cesarean birth for our second daughter, that was also instinct. Our instinct as parents was to do whatever was necessary to keep our daughter and myself safe and healthy. ...more

{this moment} muddy garden

A Friday ritual. A single photo, without words capturing a moment from the week. ...more

{this moment} painted feet

A Friday ritual. A single photo, without words capturing a moment from the week. ...more

What Happened When I Simplified Our Lives (Or, I got sick of cleaning up and decided to get rid of stuff instead)

I've been attempting to de-clutter our house for the last couple of years. Seriously. It hasn't been working. I'd get one little spot cleaned up and then another room would be cluttered and disorganized. I'd get rid of one toy and three more would take it's place. It was frustrating ....more

{this moment} staying in the picture

A Friday ritual ....more

Foggy Morning Walk (and other happy thoughts)

I've rewritten the first sentence of this post at least five times now.I've been dealing with some more-severe-than-usual anxiety lately. So, instead of writing about that I'm going to focus on the happy things that have happened the last few days--I'm savoring the good moments. ...more

{this moment} mini me

A Friday ritual. A single photo, without words capturing a moment from the week. ...more