My Commitment to 2019

For me, when New Year’s Eve rolls around, it’s hard not to reflect back on the year. It feels natural to consider the year as a whole, and to start setting some intentions for the year to come. While I’m not a big fan of the new year’s resolutions thing, I do think there’s a special buzz and energy to starting a fresh new year where YOU are LIMITLESS, possibilities are endless, and the past is the past. We seriously can do anything -- that’s the power of humankind. We are incredibly capable, and can make anything happen if we just get out of our own way.

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Leaning into Motherhood

Mothers come in all shapes and sizes. Aside from all of the apparent differences that cause judgements of one another, what we all have in common is being a mom. We have children to care for and the rest of life to manage. The fatigue, exhaustion, and many of the day-to-day childrearing challenges we face are likely universal.

In my house, I currently fall into the more stereotypical role of mother and wife, except I clean fewer toilets and cook fewer meals…

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The Space Between

The thoughts flowed freely as I stretched through the many kinks in my body from motherhood. I ached and cracked as I moved through poses one by one at the foot of my baby’s crib, my body desperate to be taken care of. The room was dark, the house still.

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On Motherhood and Having a Professional Purpose

What’s true for us changes throughout life. But what’s true for me, right now, is this.

Little baby boy is 3 months now. This has been undoubtedly the most enlightening three months of my life so far. Lately, and honestly from about week three of his life, I’ve pondered the question of being a stay-at-home mom and what that meant for me. I remember feeling bad that my thoughts drifted to work when he was just a wee little one. Staying at home with him didn’t feel “good enough”. And then there was the time I cried while dangling a rattle in his face, trying to get him to engage with me to no avail. “There’s got to be more to this,” I remember thinking that day.

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