Parenthood: Working on brave.

The other morning, strapping my son in and tucking his blanket around him in his seat because the air is crisp in the mornings now, he thanked me. My two and a half year old thanked me for performing something so basic for him because he was unable to do it himself. Along our morning […]

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Zucchini, zucchini everywhere.

Summer time. Although the weather here these past few days would have you feeling otherwise, it’s still the season of Summer, and it’s slowly winding down. Just a few weeks until the calendar turns to the Autumn season and it becomes all things spice, pumpkin – and crockpot. It wasn’t until this year that I […]

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Parenthood: Time is fleeting.

In a world that is growing in its lack of compassion and love, I’m fighting to show my son what it means to hang on to those two very important things. He holds a hand on my wrist as if to tell me, even long after he has fallen asleep: “Mommy, don’t go.” I have […]

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Summer Fixin’.

One of our clothing stores officially shut its doors this week. It happened to be one of my go-to’s because, put simply, it was reliable. I’d always been able to find a dressier outfit for those “fancy” things I sometimes I had go to. New strappy sandals every summer, new dress boots in the winter. […]

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Happy Accident: Hello Fresh.

We had our annual summer break last week, and summer decided to finally make its landing at the same time. Ten glorious days, nine of them sun-filled and balmy. The last thing that I wanted to do was shop, and even more lastly, plan dinner. I figured that I’d just wing the week and if […]

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Why do you Workout?

Why do you workout? Everyone has a reason. For some, it’s to get stronger. Others, want to get smaller. There are people who want to get bigger. Sometimes it’s a mental health coping mechanism. That workout releases stress, or boosts someone’s mood. Parents want to be able to be active with their children. Younger people […]

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Parenthood: Finding the light and color again.

Seeing the world through my son’s eyes has brought a vibrancy back into my own world. His world is still full of bright, fun, splashy colors. His heart doesn’t understand or know heartbreak. He hasn’t experienced loss. Hate. Pain that is outside of physical. He hasn’t been wronged or cheated in his life yet. He […]

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