Giveaway: A Journal for Your Story

Giveaway: A Journal for Your Story

Dear mamas, I found the sweetest journals this week. Honestly, I need another journal like I need an extra hole in my head, as the saying goes. A half-dozen, half-finished journals take up space on a shelf in my office right now! But a beautiful journal is just irresistible --all that space, the possibilities, the inviting open pages-- too promising to pass up! On the cover of these journals, a bit of poetry tugs at the heart. One in particular so clearly spoke to the dreams that are important to me right now: She's turning her life into something sacred: Each breath a new birth. Each … [Read more...]

My Vision Board: More Bravos Make You Smile

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Eight of us mamas sprawled on the floor of my living room, magazines, scissors, and glitter pens strewn about. We pored over words and images, searching for just the right ones to express hopes, dreams, questions, and answers for the rest of the year to come. We worked intently on our vision boards, with spirits and hopes high, moving easily between reflective quiet and a month’s worth of conversation. We’d intended this project would happen at one of our first monthly meetings of the year, but in our circle, three mamas have had babies in the past 3 months, four of us are nursing little … [Read more...]