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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…

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lauren

Lately, my husband and I have been thinking critically about and evaluating the school options for our little ones… Amongst our four, we have one quickly approaching middle school and one who we want to be sure will be best served at his current school… and while the other two are very happy and doing […]

Has this trend hit your neighborhood? The one where you go to a colors expert and they analysis your skin, hair, eyes, etc to determine your best colors to wear? It is all the rage in my ‘hood for sure. I’ll admit, when I first heard about this trend taking off my reaction was “don’t […]

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 […]