A MONTH OFF SOCIAL MEDIA

Between Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter, Tinder and every other social media app I could name, we seem to be glued to our devices more and more each day. Early in 2016 I realized that not only was I checking these apps all day, I was occasionally using them for the wrong reasons too. Between a… Read more »

HAVING IT ALL KINDA SUCKS

Only women would sign up for this much crap. Okay first, allow me to check my privilege so you don’t have to: I am a white woman with a college education. I am married. I live in a beautiful little town in the mountains. I have a career I genuinely like. I am one lucky… Read more »

MY NOT SO PERFECT BIRTH STORY

I actually haven’t really spoken about my birth story much throughout the last two years. I think partly because it seems like such a distant haze, but also because I have such a visceral post-traumatic reaction to the whole thing. It was not my perfect birth plan. Not even close. If anything it was everything… Read more »

BABY NUMBER TWO?

Silence. The house is so quiet, I can hear the pitter patter of the light rain tapping the roof of our new house. The tree house, as we call it. We moved in three days ago and yet we feel like we have inhabited this “house in the clouds” for a lifetime. I watch my… Read more »

YOUR KIDS SCARE THE CRAP OUT OF ME

Is the word scared a bit dramatic? Maybe. But it’s not wrong. I’ve always had an awkward relationship with children. I was never a natural babysitter and despite years of ballet training, I was never drawn to teaching 3-year-olds how to plie. I vividly remember my last babysitting gig. I was 12 years old and… Read more »