Patience Is A Virtue, It’s Just Not One Of Mine

I made passion fruit ice cream today. It was my first time making ice cream- as an adult. I was totally convinced I would need to purchase rock salt because that's how we did it when I was a kid (*old lady statement right there). Instead I bought this freezable mixing bowl assembly that works…

The FU In Family Fun: You No Longer Get Vacations, You Get Trips

Photo cred: Tyler Dobson “You no longer get vacations, you get trips” This was a piece of soberingly true advice I received once we were promoted to parents. After a rough family vacation to Cabo last year I was more than a little weary to reattempt family travel. Thankfully, now older and wiser, this year’s…

Yoga Thoughts: Get Em While They’re Young

Source Unknown I’m not sold on the work hard, play hard mentality with a double shot of sharing everything with your 1,000 closest friends. In my candid opinion that sounds like hard x hard with a side order of external validation.  When, where and how do we learn the softer side of Self Care and…

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.…

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…