ARE YOU SABOTAGING YOUR SUCCESS?

October 20, 2016

success

I love people. I love connecting with people. I want to know their stories. I long to understand what lights them up. And this innate part of me is what saw me plunking down at the “Intro to Social Work” segment at our University orientation day the summer before I started college. I think there were, like, maybe Continue Reading »

WILD ORANGE AND CINNAMON BLISS BALLS

September 15, 2016

Wild Orange and Cinnamon Bliss Balls

  Oh my goodness, your life is about to change! Enter my Wild Orange and Cinnamon Bliss Balls. Raw, Vegan, Sugar-free and full of nature’s wholesome goodness. I absolutely love infusing my food with essential oils. The fun in the kitchen is endless, so today I got a bit creative with my cinnamon and orange essential Continue Reading »

WHY NO IS THE NEW YES

August 28, 2016

happy

I’m sitting in bed eating chocolate out of the wrapper after a longgggg day. I should really kick my sugar habit but I like the reward that caps off an exhausting day of mommy and entrepreneur too much.   I should also really go to sleep but here I am cracking open my computer and signing into my Continue Reading »

5 SIMPLE CHANGES FOR A HEALTHIER 2016

January 11, 2016

2016

Well, it’s 2016. How did that happen? My little boy turned 6 months old right before the New Year and I can’t believe that in a few short months, I’ll be organizing his first birthday party.   It seems like every year at this time, we are inundated with New Year’s resolution plugs and motivational Continue Reading »

I’M A MOM. NOW WHAT?

November 15, 2015

I'm a mom. Now what?

On June 30th this year, my life changed forever. I became a mother which, in turn, made me grow up real fast. The daunting reality that my life isn’t totally mine anymore hit me like a steam train around the fifth day after Rafe was born. Those first few days were magically filled with a sleeping beauty and Continue Reading »

GUEST POST: BABY’S FIRST FOODS

October 21, 2015

baby's first foods

Earlier this week, I put out a Facebook call to fellow mommas regarding introducing solids to babies. The when. The what. The how. As Rafe rapidly approaches the four-month mark, I’ve realized I need to start thinking about nutrition outside the realm of my boobies in the coming months. : ) Our little family is traveling home to Continue Reading »

TOP ESSENTIAL OILS FOR PREGNANCY

September 4, 2015

TOP ESSENTIAL OILS FOR PREGNANCY

I’ve been a bit quiet around these parts the past few months. But, I think I’ve got a pretty good excuse. . .   Our son, Rafe Solomon, was born on June 30. With a quick (4.5 hours!) and natural labor, I couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful, empowering way to welcome our son into Continue Reading »

HEALTHY BANANA BREAD

June 10, 2015

healthy banana bread

One of the biggest perks of maternity leave has been the newfound sense of time on my hands. No longer are my days filled with teaching, grading and behavior management! As I eagerly await the arrival of Baby A, I am enjoying the slow mornings, looser agenda and freedom to delve into activities I enjoy, like Continue Reading »

PREGNANCY UPDATE

May 25, 2015

pregnancy update

Over the past several months, my blog has taken a backseat because there has been something more important that I’ve been working on—-growing a baby! I’ve mentioned to a few of my pregnant friends that I’ve felt my creativity zapped during this pregnancy and many of them agree that they’ve had similar experiences. Maybe my A-game Continue Reading »

5 DAILY PRACTICES FOR LOWERING STRESS

April 17, 2015

LOWERING STRESS

Ah, stress! One of my most disliked words, yet one that I’ve had a close relationship with throughout my life. Stress reared its ugly head all throughout my late teens and early adulthood. I would get stressed out over petty things and this could quickly snowball into crippling anxiety. Looking back, I just didn’t have the right tools to cope Continue Reading »