August 1, 2016

Product Review – Best Shoes for Kiddos

Occasionally, because I’m a blogger, I get asked to write product reviews. I don’t always get excited about this for two reasons: 1. I have a pretty solid idea of what I like/don’t like and even though I’m always game to try something new, I don’t like the idea of being “on the hook” for my opinion about things and 2. I worry people will think I’m being paid to offer it, thereby diluting any […]
May 3, 2016

Needing Grace

Over the past few days, I’ve experienced some amazing moments with my children. You know the ones. The ones where they do something so sweet, so endearing and so childlike, you feel as though your heart may actually burst wide open and you question your capacity for handling them grow. On my morning walk today, I thought about what I would write in this post. How I could put into words how I felt in […]
March 31, 2016

Not All Negativity is Bullying

It hurts us when our kids hurt. We want to assist them. Help them. Fix it. Maybe even make the other person hurt as much as our kid does. But what if we could turn those moments of pain into lessons our kids can take into adulthood? What if we stopped allowing our kids to be victimized and teach them that bad things happen and it doesn’t define who they are? In this video, I […]
March 10, 2016

How Owning A Business is a lot Like Parenthood

When I first started my business, I had no idea how much it would resemble the experience of motherhood. Don’t believe me? Let me count the ways… After starting my business, I experienced mental and emotional postpartum symptoms such as… Sleeplessness. Anxiety. Feelings of unworthiness and uncertainty. Night sweats. I consumed copious amounts of coffee. I sought outside validation that I was, in fact, OK. I had a constant fear of people calling my ‘baby’ […]