The Equidistant Center

Yesterday was Mother’s Day as well as my birthday. I was born on Mother’s Day; now here I am, twenty-eight years later, celebrating my birthday on my first official Mother’s Day. In the past week, I experienced emotions all across the spectrum: excitement, frustration, sadness, joy, and hope. When trying to make sense of these... Continue Reading →

My Natural Childbirth Story

Hey there, Where has the time gone? My little guy is now 6 weeks old! I guess the adage is true: time flies when you’re having fun (and sleep deprived). Being that April is Cesarean Birth Awareness Month, I’d like to briefly share my natural childbirth story...the emphasis is on brief. The total amount of... Continue Reading →

Throwback Thursday

I took this picture 2 years ago. I was broken, hurt, and full of grief. My jaw would hurt at the end of the day from forcing myself to smile while around people. All I wanted was to be numb-so I wouldn't have to feel anything anymore. Fast forward to today. I have joy. I... Continue Reading →

New Series: Tried It Series

Hey there, The journey of holistic health can be a winding trail full of culdesacs and harsh forks in the road. There’s natural deodorant, gluten free meals, waste-free lifestyles, CSA’s, and crunchy granola moms. Don’t forget the yogis, juicing, chakra aligning, composting, and chemical-free cleaning products. Is your head spinning yet? In effort to better... Continue Reading →

30 Thankful Days

November is here! Bring on the cooler weather, color-turning leaves, boots, and hot apple cider! Thanksgiving is also a part of this wonderful month but has its own set of controversies. Instead of using one day to show thanks, my friends and I decided to celebrate 30 Thankful Days. Each day in the month of... Continue Reading →

October 15

  I’ve battled with what to write for today’s observance. I still don’t know what to say. I’m 1 in 4 who lost a child during pregnancy. While I am blessed and extremely thankful to be carrying my Rainbow Baby right now, I still long for my first baby. My Noodle. Losing my first has... Continue Reading →

Self Care Challenge Wrap-Up

Hey there, August has come and gone but was filled with days of self care. I was touched by the number of folks who participated in the 31 Days of Self Care Challenge with me; whether you subscribed to the challenge listserv and received my emails, or participated separately, I thank you! For 31 days,... Continue Reading →

The Beauty in the Surrender

Ever since I can remember, I’ve been a worrier. I was that little girl who contemplated the “what if’s.” Things had to go according to plan, because if not, what would happen? How would I be able to function? Unfortunately, I brought these same mentalities into my adulthood, where the stress is more legitimate and... Continue Reading →

Who is KP? 10 Facts About Kristin

So you want to know more about KP? Here’s 10 quick facts about me! 1) I am so in love with Jesus. A part of my journey towards holistic health and wellness includes my spirituality. I am a Christian who attended Christian school until 10th grade and was in church every Sunday. I can ace... Continue Reading →

Invisible Mothers

Mother’s Day is soon approaching. Cue the heartfelt greeting cards, Edible Arrangements, and booked-to-capacity restaurants. Also cued up and ready to launch is my anxiety. I never expected to dislike Mother’s Day, let alone be the 1 in 4 women who also have ample reason to dread this holiday. I never expected to be the... Continue Reading →

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