Making Space to Grieve

“I sat with my anger long enough until she told me her real name was Grief.” There is an old shed at my family’s farm, next to the charming yet weathered plantation home that sits overlooking the taro fields, giant pummelo, towering avocado, tilting mango + verdant tropical flora that meanders throughout the property. At… Continue reading Making Space to Grieve

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!

Home Sweet Home!

It’s a cozy, mostly relaxed Saturday afternoon here in old Wailuku. The kids just woke up from their afternoon naps and Ken and I have had a few moments to connect and talk about how we’re doing. I’ve been working through some uncomfortable Braxton hicks contractions and unexpected nausea today, which makes me wonder if… Continue reading Home Sweet Home!

Hawaiian Sunrise Maternity Photos

"For you created my inmost being;     you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made;     your works are wonderful,     I know that full well. My frame was not hidden from you     when I was made in the secret place,     when I was woven together in the… Continue reading Hawaiian Sunrise Maternity Photos