Have you been inspired by the way communities are coming together during this season? From family zoom trivia nights, to clapping for essential workers, to the community children's art gallery our sweet neighbor orchestrated - my heart's been warmed by seeing people band together, even from afar. So to contribute to the positivity, our little … Continue reading Spreading Joy
Holy moly, friends. I don't know about you, but recently it feels like the world has gone topsy turvy. As I write this, I've been home with our boys for 41 days practicing social distancing. First, let me say how deeply grateful I am to have a home where we feel safe and can ride … Continue reading What’s Helping
Friends, have you ever had a day where you woke up and it felt like Eeyore was your spirit animal? Been there. Done that. In fact, I’ve been there a handful of times the past two months. Our two little boys, my hubby, and I passed cold after cold to each other, and then I topped it all off with my first (and hopefully last) bought of mastitis. It was six long weeks of being out of our regular routine, and it threw me for a loop.
It's such a relief to start the day on my own terms. When I wake up with the kids, i.e. to a crying baby or jabbering toddler, my heart rate immediately skyrockets and I start the day in a whirlwind. Now, with my 4:30am (yes, you read that right!) wake up, I get to start the day intentionally. And wow, does that put me in a good headspace and place emotionally to love my boys and myself well.
How I’m establishing not a morning routine but a morning ritual. I love that distinction. A ritual is something sacred. A ritual is something you don’t compromise on. A ritual is done the same way time, and time, and time again.