This selection of posts is aimed directly at you mama. Full of inspiration to find some whimsy in your days, spark some joy in the chaos, and dwell a bit on what makes you, you.
Self Care Doesn’t Have to Be Elaborate As much as I’d like to tell you that I spend every morning at a sunrise meditation at my local yoga studio, followed by a 4 mile run, then off to a local women owned coffee shop for some girl time while my cherub children play quietly eating their kale and quinoa scramble, the truth is, I have two young children under the age of 3, and most days, self care looks very different than you’d think. And honestly, up until about 3 months ago, it wasn’t happening at all. I’m in those years of motherhood where ‘the days are long, but the…
I’m not going to lie to you. 2018 beat the crap out of me. More like tried to beat the life out of me it feels. 2019 has been a slow reawakening, sandwiched in with mountains I didn’t (and don’t) have the energy to climb. I am a mom of two children ages 3 and under. But, honestly, my kids don’t wear me out. Don’t get me wrong, the lack of sleep, breastfeeding, keeping them fed, keeping me fed, keeping up the house, making appointments, going to appointments, driving, keeping food in the fridge, all of it is exhausting. Let’s add on societal pressure to be a “good” mom, doing…
"There's a change that happens when you become a parent that I find a lot of other moms joke about, but it's a very real predicament. Before I had kids, I basically knew my style and what I liked to wear. Then I had my first kiddo."