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When I went to counseling several years ago, my therapist observed that I deeply desired an adventurous life, and she asked me what that meant. I finally have a good answer. Adventure means exploring the world I’m in. Adventure is defined as an unusual and exciting experience. But “unusual” and “exciting” are relative to personality, … More how to live an adventurous life
Being a stay-at-home wife of a full-time student is hard. Being a mom of two under two is demanding. Living in Denver is expensive. Living far away from family is lonely. There are moments I feel frustrated, but I honestly love my life. Here are some ways I’ve found helpful to embrace my season, find … More how to embrace the season you’re in
I didn’t realize how traumatic Atlas’ birth had been for me, until I experienced something remarkably better. Phoebe’s birth was a dream come true. It was fast, relatively peaceful, and — dare I say — easy. Phoebe, like Atlas, arrived on her due date. The night before, I didn’t sleep well, and eventually got up … More my dream birth
I consider myself a passionate person. I have lots of opinions and get fired up easily. I tend towards extremes and express an expansive range of emotions on a daily basis. Living your passion can be quite lovely. But if you can’t identify it, if you can’t identify yourself, or if you just don’t have … More what are you curious about?
A lot of moms are more easygoing during their second pregnancies, but I was pretty laid-back the first time around. I didn’t follow any rules about what I shouldn’t eat, drink, or do. I listened to my body and practiced headstands well into my third trimester. I felt confident and strong and looked forward to … More differences between my first & second pregnancies
I believe history can be rewritten. For a long time, my wedding was not a happy memory for me. Besides the fact that my father was not invited, my sister was in Taiwan, and my mother refused to attend, it wasn’t my style. If I had really known myself back then, I would have admitted … More once upon a time, i hated my wedding