Motherhood

When downward dog seems like the best alternative 

   I’ve started to do Yoga. I try to go twice a week, on Mondays and Thursdays, usually the 6am class. Sometimes it works out, sometimes it doesn’t. What I like though is I’ve gotten to that point in the workout mentality where when I don’t get to go, I miss it. My family was… Continue reading When downward dog seems like the best alternative 

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The beginning of a family tradition

Montecito Sequioa Lodge was everything and more. I loved it for its comfortable simplicity and reminder of what’s truly beautiful in life. Family. Connection. Nature. No TV. No internet.  As we began our departure from Orange County and 45 minutes into our 7 hour car drive we heard Celeste’s voice from the back seat “why… Continue reading The beginning of a family tradition

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Knock, knock…it’s not for mommy or daddy 

 That awesome moment when there’s a knock at the door and it’s two young neighborhood sisters asking if Celeste can come out to play.  I felt such a mixture of joy and…nostalgia? I still can’t really pin point what exactly the feeling felt like. Pride in seeing her growing and making friends. Excitement about her… Continue reading Knock, knock…it’s not for mommy or daddy