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Gratitude

(THANKFUL) I love Thanksgiving for many reasons; mostly because it gives me reason to take a pause and consider everything I am grateful for. Certainly, life can have its ups and downs. I have weathered many ebbs and flows in my 42 years on this earth. The past few years have especially been difficult with […]

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Newborn Memories

(Me and My Teddy : Love) My youngest sister Shenandoah had her first baby on October 9th; a boy named Teddy. I have other siblings and 8 nieces and nephews from them, but there was something special about this particular birth, probably because my sister was really my first baby. She was born when I […]

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Embracing Change

A lot of unexpected things happened within the past few months : a surprise appendectomy, sad news about a fellow special needs mom passing from cancer, a costly auto repair, Arizona adjusting to the meaty load of 3rd grade homework, mercury in retrograde, the black moon – ha! The list goes on.. Like Arizona, I’m […]

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The Motherhood Evolution, by Suzi Lula

(Suzi Lula and The Motherhood Evolution)   My long time mentor, dear friend and colleague, Suzi Lula‘s new book, “The Motherhood Evolution : How Thriving Mothers Raise Thriving Children” is challenging the way we think about Motherhood. Suzi is on a mission to transform the very face of Motherhood from one of exhaustion, overwhelm and […]

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Learning to Rest

(Back in the Hospital) The past few weeks have been a bit rough; mainly because my appendix needed to be removed and I have been recovering, slowly, since. It’s funny how the universe works – initially, it was an inconvenient health scare that forced me to slow down a little bit. But, when you see […]

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Slowing Down

(Arizona visiting me in the hospital on Sunday) This past weekend, I was (unexpectedly) admitted to the hospital after a 2 day bout of excruciating stomach distress. I ignored the pain at first, and went about my business as a lot of Moms tend to do. But by Saturday morning as I was getting ready […]

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My Therapy : SELF LOVE

(Lots of LOVE!) As we wrap up the month of February with all of its hearts, roses and teddy bears, I am reminded of one of the most important practices I have added to my daily routine : affirming deep love for MYSELF. A few weeks ago I was sitting with Arizona while she was […]

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Feeling Funky

(Not every day is SUNNY, sometimes it rains) I recently read an article that touched me so deeply, I was inspired to write a post about what it brought up for me. My sister texted the link to me the other day, along with the note : this article – i was bawling. it is so good. […]

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SELF-CARE : Mothering The Mother Within You! (TeleClass)

(Suzi Lula!) My long time coach and mentor, Suzi Lula, is offering a 4 week TeleClass starting next Monday, 9/21 and running through 10/19 (10/12 is off for Columbus Day). I have received so much guidance and support from Suzi throughout the years, but it has been her wisdom and experience around SELF-CARE for Mothers […]

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MomSpa : A Spiritual Oasis for Nurturing Your Soul

  (Leigh Simran Brown and Suzi Kesler Lula) Ever since I became a mother 8 years ago, I have relished in Mother’s Day. It is truly a day to celebrate ALL MOTHERS, and I never cease to feel extra special for being part of this amazing community. To celebrate myself this year, I signed up […]

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