https://youtu.be/2VCyWq66AQQ Now's the time. There's no such thing as perfect timing, but this comes pretty close. I can't tell you how much this movement and company has changed my life and the lives of those around me. Let's link arms... Continue Reading →
Sometimes we get in our own way. We sabotage a nice day by beating ourselves up for not "getting enough done" or not being "perfect." It's time to stop it. It's time to learn from our toddlers. Look, life has... Continue Reading →
Spring is finally here in Vermont and there's so much to do. Clean the house Get out the summer clothes, give away the winter clothes that didn't get worn Find the gardens under the leaves Pay the taxes Play outside... Continue Reading →
I shy away from saying it's never too late. Sometimes, it is. I've missed my chance to me an Olympic gymnast. I've grown too tall, and I'm now nearly old enough to be the mom of the next Olympians... however... Continue Reading →
It's through times of change that we see the real us. Through wins, losses, triumph and adversity, we crack and see our real selves. We re-prioritize, re-examine and re-invigorate. We grow. It was during my pregnancy that I re-examined my... Continue Reading →
Curiosity killed the cat. Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect. Samuel Johnson Curiosity is one of the great secrets of happiness. Bryant H. McGill I'll admit, I don't always choose the curious... Continue Reading →
Now, let's set some expectations- rural is relative. I grew up with running water, electricity, phone- you know, all that. We didn't subsistence farm, kill our own food or make our own clothes. If fact, we were pretty early into dial up internet and when available- DSL. But if you forgot something at the store, it was a 40 minute round trip. You might get lucky if you could get to the small market before they closed and pay three times as much for the time savings, but probably not.
Let me tell you something- this motherhood journey teaches me something new every day. After a long day back at my seasonal job, I picked up my daughter, we headed to Aldi (if you're not shopping there you're missing out!),... Continue Reading →