a new normal

Changes are inevitable. As the routines fall back into place and the rhythms start flowing again, the new “normal” begins to appear. I am a record on repeat when I say that I don’t do change. I physically prepare by tightening my armor. Locking my muscles, clenching my core and hunkering down. It is an […]

seeing the real world

We are living the city life. As big and bold as the “city of subdued excitement” can offer. But, to children who have always called the rural county home, it is a change. A big change. Our daily drives used to be long and tedious as we left the open fields and turned onto the […]

a whole life change

Putting the words together to talk about a life changing event is hard. The digestion of the event seems to take much longer than the event itself. You don’t get big results without big changes and big work. And, that’s what we did. The nutshell: Thor and I began and successfully completed a Whole30 in […]

the significance of white dishes

There are some strangely random things in life that make me happy. They put me at peace. White dishes are one of those things. My life is the textbook definition of chaos, as is likely the case with most families who have young children. It is a chaos I love. A season that will change […]