• Family,  Seasonal,  Thoughts

    This Is What Motherhood Looks Like

    When I had my Zara, I would I stand totally in awe, bouncing with this tiny newborn in my arms in the mirror, and I would repeat in my head, “look, you’re a mom! You are not the same. This is what motherhood looks like.” But That wasn’t entirely true for me. Motherhood is placing one foot in front of another every day… it’s a compilation of trials, and tears, and exhaustion, and pure joy. Motherhood is being strong when you want to cry, it’s crying when you cannot be strong anymore. It’s feeling fierce guilt that you yelled too loud too much, and fed them too many meals with cheese…

  • Seasonal,  Thoughts

    Mixbook

    Now a days I’m in search of moments. I’m in search of reasons to connect with my family. It’s easy to buy stuff, I’m in search of the things money CAN’T buy. I go to bed smiling when my kids share stories with me, or we have an extra fun night giggling really hard. So, when I have to answer the question, “What do you want for Mother’s Day?” Naturally my response is I want the good stuff, I want to feel the love of my children. Oh, and coffee in bed!  Mixbook was a really awesome way to experience that kind of love from my kiddos. Here’s how they turned…

  • Accessories,  Clothing,  Fashion & Style,  Seasonal,  Thoughts

    Mother’s Day

    Motherhood is one of those things that you cannot prepare for. It’s hard beyond anything I’ve ever experienced, messy, and sometimes very thankless. As a mom I deal with an ongoing amount of guilt that I’m not doing things right, or not doing enough. I worry, every second of my day.. are they hungry, are they cold, did they watch too much tv, did I give them enough vegetables, was I too hard on them, was I too easy on them, are they safe, are their hearts full? Recently Shane Co. invited me to be  apart of their Mother’s Day campaign along side of two other AMAZING Mamas: @Avestyles, and…