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  • A letter to my daughter, year two

    A Letter To My Daughter, Year Two

    A Letter to My Daughter, Year Two Dearest Noe, I’m here thinking about you, of course that’s always the case. When you’re present you are all-encompassing. You are larger than life, my little tornado.…

    February 7, 2017
  • how we're decluttering

    How We’re Decluttering In The New Year

    Confession, lately I’ve started to feel a little suffocated by all our stuff. It’s not like we had that much to begin with but with the addition of a baby, who has now turned into…

    January 10, 2017
  • 2017 Theme Word and Resolutions

    2017 Theme Word and Resolutions

    How was your holiday friends? Good I hope. It already feels like it’s so far behind us. I tried really hard to hang on to the vacation week and savor it but time doesn’t…

    January 4, 2017
  • grateful and thankful

    Gratitude, Thanks and A Little F*$k You 2016

    Lately the world has felt really upside down. The other night Michael and I were watching the season finale of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. I’m kind of obsessed with him, and the…

    November 23, 2016
  • okay with just being okay

    How To Be Okay With Just Being Okay

    Sometimes you need to be okay with just being okay. Let me explain because you know I’m all for the “let’s be better than we were yesterday” mindset. I’m a striver, a go-getter. I like…

    November 15, 2016
  • finding your passion: 10 questions to ask yourself

    Finding Your Passion: 10 Questions To Ask Yourself

    I bet you’ve heard it before…something about finding your passion. Nope? Just me? I sort of hate the word passion. It’s a word rooted in expectation. Sometimes, the ability to simply articulate our own…

    October 18, 2016
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    A Guide To Staying Focused and Fighting Distraction

    I’ve been trying to write this post for weeks but I keep getting distracted, fitting, as this is a guide to staying focused and fighting distraction. Life is so full of distractions, although I think it’s…

    September 22, 2016
  • complicated, messy of motherhood

    The complicated, messy of motherhood

    “It’s a form of human love to accept our complicated, messy humanity and not run away from it.” The quote above is from a New Yorker article on Martha Nussbaum. I read it last…

    September 8, 2016
  • inspire me

    Inspire Me: Inspiration + Motivation for your Monday

    Monday morning have you feeling down? I thought I’d start a little series called Inspire Me to boost us back up. From time to time I’ll share some of my favorite inspirational links, podcasts,…

    August 22, 2016
  • shaking up your routine

    Why Shaking Up Your Routine Makes You A Better Human

    This weekend my mom took Noe overnight, which, bless her heart, she likes to do every few weeks. That 24 hours is great for everyone. We get a little time to check off some to-do list items…

    August 16, 2016