The Weight of Hard

Tucked into a corner nook of my office, there's a big, cozy chair. It's just structured enough to feel safe and firm, while also lending the right amount of comfortable give. I really like this chair. It helps me feel secure, and grounded, especially when the world doesn't feel so safe. Huddled in its arms… Continue reading The Weight of Hard

Our Latelys

It all started with a simple desire to be more present with my family. A prayer and a plea, perhaps. I am so easily consumed by what other people think about me - or what I think they think of me. The past five+ months of being off Instagram has been soo good. Almost too… Continue reading Our Latelys

Vegan Gluten-free Gingerbread Cookies (Top 9-Allergen Free + Delicious to Boot!)

Christmas is just around the corner + I wanted to share one of my favorite recipes I developed this holiday season with a heart for those struggling with food allergies: GF Vegan Gingerbread Cookies! This is one of the funnest, kid-friendly recipes around because you can mix everything by hand! I hope you try this… Continue reading Vegan Gluten-free Gingerbread Cookies (Top 9-Allergen Free + Delicious to Boot!)

It’s been 2 years – Hey-Oh!

First off, I can't believe it's been nearly two years since I've hit "publish" on a blog post. Seriously, where did the time go? Something about having three kids back-to-back in 3.5 years has really affected me. My mind is a bit hazy at times + I'm often sleep-deprived. 😉 It's hard for me to… Continue reading It’s been 2 years – Hey-Oh!

Comparison, the thief of joy

The brush slides down my freshly-washed hair with ease, thanks in part to the knock-off brand of hair serum I've been using that promises "easy to tame tangles" and "lustrous locks." I steal a glance at our bathroom's toothpaste-stained mirror, and pause to take in the image before me. Who is this girl? I think… Continue reading Comparison, the thief of joy