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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…



I don’t work in an office. I chase kids both at home and in my work as a photographer. Both of those roles find me in either Athleta workout wear or jeans and cute top on most days. Toss in a sundress for the warmer months and you have basically covered 90% of the contents […]

As you may have seen, the other weekend my oldest and I got to sneak away for a mother/daughter weekend to Orlando and hit up Hollywood Studios & Universal Studios. This was in honor of her 10th birthday and I have a whole post coming about why, if you have the means, this should be […]

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 […]

2020 is here and I’m looking ahead… I’m thinking about how I spend my hours. I’m a decade into parenting now and it’s not lost on me that I’ve got less than 8 years of my oldest still home with me.  And as I think about those coming years, I’m cognizant of the fact that […]

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 […]