December 5, 2014

“If you are a woman, you have a 38% lifetime risk of developing cancer. If you are a man, your changes are even worse – you have a 45% chance.” ~ Dr. Joel Furhman I could be eating better. I’ve gotten into the habit of eating a lot of cheese, butter, and waffles. My excuse […]

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Like unwashed potatoes

November 27, 2014

Ever since I read Anne Lamott’s Traveling Mercies a few years ago, I think of unwashed potatoes whenever I nuzzle my baby and smell in all his baby perfectness: “She smells him behind the ears, where he most smells like sweet unwashed new potatoes. This is in fact what I think God may smell like, a young child’s […]

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The Conscious Parent

November 6, 2014

“The task is to raise yourself into the most awakened and present individual you can be.” ~Shefali Tsabary The Conscious Parent by Shefali Tsabary has so far proven to be my favorite parenting book. It has changed how I see and interact with JJ. A bunch of local amazing new moms started a book club (“Books, wine, […]

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