Tag: grace

Makin’ Work More Fun

“Do anything, but let it produce joy.” ~Walt Whitman Transforming the mundane into ritual: Creating joy in the everyday essentials of life One of my favorite affirmations is Feel Inspired, Not Required.  I remind myself of this as often as possible, especially when I am faced with doing something that may not feel like a hell yes. For most choices… Read more →

Do you ever regret a hot bath?

“Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.” ~Lucille Ball Have you ever regretted a bath once you stepped your steaming, relaxed toes onto the bathroom floor afterwards?  Have you ever regretted sharing laughs with your dearest friend over a glass of delicious champagne on a… Read more →

The Scariest Day of My Life…and Why You’ve Got to Let Go of Your Worries

Let Your JOY Outshine Your Fear Remember the Tom Petty song that declares: “Most things I worry about never happen anyway”? These were the words that kept repeating in my mind when I learned that my baby, a lil’ three year old sunshine girl, had three cavities in the deep grooves of her molars. Never did I imagine I’d be… Read more →

Sometimes Sick Happens.

On Wednesday afternoon I enjoyed a beautiful outdoor celebration of May Day…including crafting a natural bird feeder and flower crown with my lil’ girl, watching both my girls dance around the May pole with friends, and explore the “forest” near the park. I felt alive, vibrant, energetic and enthusiastic. Cut to 7pm that night…me stuck in the bathroom, dripping with… Read more →

A Hormone Story

Have you ever faced a day that looked abysmally dark despite the beaming sun shining down upon you? Have you ever awoken to a partner who is suddenly and inexplicably despondent, irksome and full of fire? Oh, dear friends, I believe we have all been the one consumed by hormones or on the receiving end of such overwhelming emotion. As… Read more →