mama and baby on the beach

The Disempowering Stories We Tell Ourselves

  I wrote down the title and part of this post in my notes in October of 2017. The most recent episode of The Lively Show with Colleen Kavanaugh lit the spark within me I needed to actually finish and publish it. It also gave me clarity to how what I’m about to talk about covers many aspects of my life, not just motherhood… One of the pieces of clarity I had last year was
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2018 – A Year of Magic

Yep, I’m claiming it. It’s going to be a magical year. 2018 already feels different. I feel like I’ve stepped into this subtle energy shift that is changing everything. It’s like something clicked for the first time ever without anything really changing. And before I go on, I want to say – if you’re not there, know that that’s okay. We all have our own experiences. Don’t put pressure or expectations on yourself. Feel your
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Big Beach, Mendocino

The Little Things

On paper, this year has been the mellowest – besides some travel, it’s had the fewest milestones, achievements, and external indicators of success. Yet, it’s felt like the most transformative and the most rewarding If parenthood has taught me anything, it’s that the little, everyday moments mean the most. It’s waking up to Talie’s face and falling asleep with her cuddled between me and Seth. It’s seeing the world through her eyes. It’s watching her
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Leslie Tresher photography

Let’s Do This a Little Differently

It’s crazy to actually type in my domain name and look back through my posts this year. I haven’t visited my own site in awhile. There are 14 posts from this year in total. That used to be less than a month of content! At the beginning of the year, I wrote about intending to surrender to the divine and to the flow of life. That post was written from what I can now clearly
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