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 →

Simple Sugar Scrub Recipe

Hey there, How’s your skin looking lately? The winter weather can be so harsh on our skin, causing it to become wind-chapped, cracked, and very dry. My hands are usually most affected by the winter weather. They can become so rough and discolored from the lack of moisture. To combat this, I've been using my... 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 →

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 →

3 Ways to Improve Your Healthy Feminine Care

Hey there, I already anticipate this post will shock, disturb, and sway some, but I hope you'll take away some new perspective and possibly make healthy changes in feminine care. Ladies, this post focuses on managing your menstrual cycle healthily. First, let's debunk this myth about menstrual cycles. Myth Debunk #1: A large amount of... Continue Reading →

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