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little ones



Raising little ones is all consuming. We worry if we are doing enough… we worry if we are doing too much… We find ourselves concentrating so hard on our littles & wonder what is left of the person we were before their arrival. Mama, we all feel it. Let’s journey together, lift each other up & be a village for one another…



Sometimes I feel like the universe jumps out and smacks me in the face with what I need to do… This week was one of those times. See, I have been kicking my own butt to get to my very best fitness since about this time last year. Finally being done with the yo-yo of […]

My Christmas cards were mailed today. December 23rd. Talk about getting in out just under the wire. That seems to be a reflection on life around here lately. The span from Back to School until Christmas is always a wild and chaotic time in our house, but this year has seemed especially chaotic. Blame it […]

This morning as I was getting my littles ready and off to school, I realized that in two days, my last two year old, my “baby”, will be three… I know there are moms out there that would be delighted to see the end of the two’s, but not me. I adore two. I love […]

Somewhere around baby number three, I had a realization that I simply could not continue to prioritize my littles ALL of the time. It was plain & simple: if I was going to survive this mom-gig, I was going to have to put myself on the priority list… and for me, that includes making myself […]

Friends – lately, it has been pure and utter chaos at my home… and it is only about to get more crazy. My sister-in-law refers to this type of self-made chaos as her “crazy, messy, beautiful”. And I gotta say, it totally applies here lately. All the chaos is the type you wish for – […]

Want to see my favs consolidated? Well, here you go! I’ll update this from time to time so you can see my current loves quick and easy! (yup, you know the drill – affiliate links below. As always, I only link products I love and use for myself, my littles or my business)