Making Up a New Normal & Version of Myself Everyday in Motherhood

May 21, 2018

I came across this post the other day from my friend Dani and it resonated in a way I didn’t anticipate. I am nearly three years postpartum. She’s just over a year and yet her post made me feel like I was time traveling a bit. Both the physical and emotional aspects of recovery, what it feels like to wean from breastfeeding and those postpartum breakouts. It all sounded so familiar. I have so been there!

She then wraps up the post by saying she recently asked a friend whose youngest is 12, When did you feel back to your normal self again?” She laughed and said, “I don’t even know who that person is or was. Making up a new normal and a new version of myself everyday.”

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Ten Things for the Weekend

May 17, 2018

1. This week’s mantra: “I am a better person when I have less on my plate.” – Elizabeth Gilbert

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Mom and Dad Made a Podcast: Balancing Creativity & Parenting

May 16, 2018

On this episode of Mom and Dad Made a Podcast we’re chatting with stand-up comedian, Warren Holstein, about the tricky balance of creativity and parenting. Him and his wife are both freelance artists and parents to a little boy a year younger than Owen so naturally, we were dying to dig in about how they juggle it all. Warren Holstein, is the co-creator of The Actress and is releasing an album May 25 called “The United States of Polanski.” Download, listen, subscribe and leave us a review!

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Best Practices from the Pinterest Team (+ a new episode from Building Household)

May 15, 2018

After three of the busiest weeks I’ve had in a long time I’m finally taking the time to sit down, on a Saturday night (mom life), and truly process everything everything I’ve learned. You see, a few weeks ago I had the chance to fly to San Francisco and visit the Pinterest headquarters to teach employees at their annual conference, Knit Con. I know, my jaw is still on the floor.

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Ten Things for the Weekend

May 11, 2018

1. This week’s mantra: “…true belonging only happens when we present our authentic, imperfect selves to the world, our sense of belonging can never be greater than our level of self-acceptance.” – Brené Brown

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