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On Being Still

So many things have changed in the last 5 years. I went from being a married full time employee working on a Master’s degree to a stay at home mom trying to keep a baby alive and my sanity from disappearing. In order to keep that from happening and to feel more useful to both…

Let people love you.

For some reason our society has created a facade that women need to be stoic islands. I think this has created a space for women who are lonely, depressed, sad, mad, frustrated, concerned, stressed, worried, and burdened to shut themselves off (even easier done when you are a SAHM or a WFHM) because it is…

New from Noonday

While I am stepping back from actively holding trunk shows for Noonday Collection this season, I did pick up some new pretties from the Spring 2018 line. There are so many versatile pieces that launch online February 15. Here are the five I chose for myself. *All linked content will take you to the page…

Being an Modern Day Advocate

You can do it whatever way you like. Some of you may know that a tiny part of my life over the past 3 years has consisted of advocating for marginalized peoples. While you haven’t seen me on the streets pounding pavement, I have used social media and direct sales as a way to work…

If I wrote a book

Fiction (based on reality). She squints and touches the top of the baby monitor amidst the calls for “mama”. A quick glance at the glowing red numbers on the digital alarm clock positioned across the room confirms it is twelve minutes to seven. Why was she still the only one who heard the baby, or…

Looking forward

The possibilities of a new year are thrilling and daunting. This December 31st I thought a good exercise would be to consider all the changes, fun times, and challenges 2018 will bring. Maybe you’d like to do it too? Changes and Fun: -More restful and intentional time! I am hoping my decision to leave social…

Finding Solace in 2018

I lost something I loved in 2017: A community I built and wanted to be a part of slipped right through my fingertips. And I am going to use 2018 to find solace. Solace: sol·ace comfort or consolation in a time of distress or sadness. For a year and a half I poured myself into…