Yoga Thoughts: I Got My Own Back

As I rolled out my mat in the humid, crowded yoga studio I could feel myself dripping with icky insecurity. Before even coming to class my no-fail self tanning application from yesterday had clashed with mom cleaning detail resulting in snowy white hands and drip marks running up my arms from repeated, inevitable hand washing.…

To The Childless Mothers

Yesterday our nation recognized Mother’s Day. Mothers tend to be a uniting factor that we can all relate to and a day of appreciation for a lifetime of self-sacrifice (and worrying) is a pittance for the life, love and nurture these women provide. As a newer mother I find myself reflecting on what it means…

Tips For Surviving Sick Toddlers, When You Feel Like Crap

Mama said there’d be days like this… Days without an easy button and long nights with wet cheeks, runny noses and clinging arms. This week has been rough, and it’s only Tuesday. During hot yoga Sunday morning about halfway through the class I thought, “I’m feeling a little off. Definitely sluggish. Achy? Oh crap! Am…

Glamping With Toddlers: The Easy Button At El Capitan Canyon

If you are looking for the easiest, most blissful camping experience that includes bringing your little littles book the Cabins at El Capitan Canyon right now. Don’t think, don’t blink, don’t breathe, Do It Now. If camping with crib-aged kiddos sounds like the 10th circle of hell to you, be advised that I use the…