Whether you know me from this little online space or we’re face-to-face friends, you’ve probably gathered there are certain aspects to this life that really make my heart beat. Really, I’m passionate about people. About all people knowing how treasured they are. I want women in the Middle East who are fighting to keep their families […]Read More run your race: what i'm passionate about
Hands grasped over a warm mug (how awesome is that mug, by the way?). Hair piled high on the top of my head. Thick glasses framing my face. That’s me in the fall, and it’s kind of the best. Cozy, unpretentious, warm. When it comes to my wardrobe, I’ve moved from buying cheap, on-trend pieces […]Read More nothing's better than a sweater (cardigan style)
When I was little, I wanted to be all the things. I dreamed of rocking a 90’s power suit with twin babies on each hip while teaching elementary school Spanish as I brought down the bad guys in the court room, after filming in an Oscar-worthy drama on the side, natch. Basically, I wanted to run the world. NBD. […]Read More a letter to parents of girls: raise them well
I get lost in the big picture. I’m so focused on, “Where am I going? What’s my mission? Am I doing this right? Will my kids be okay?” that I zip past the happy moments, the little joys. It had been one of those days. Mamas, I know you can feel me here. It was just before […]Read More what makes you happy?
Today marks the start of a new month, and really, a new season. Blogging can feel like a vacuum. It’s easy to forget there are real people behind the keyboards, real hearts behind the screens. I try to be genuine and authentic in my online outlets, and part of what helps is connecting with a community […]Read More if i wrote a novel