motherhood

Gift Guide: For the Pregnant Mama

These will be great gifts to bless a pregnant mama in your life with. Skip the onesie and get her something she really needs, will use and will be grateful to have. These are my favorite things to use and have during pregnancy and would freak out if someone gave...

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motherhood

C-Birth Affirmations & Recovery Self Care

C-Births, C-Sections or Cesarean births are on the rise in America. Did you know that 1 in 3 American babies are born via cesarean birth? About 32% of all births were by cesarean in 2020 and 25% of them were considered a “low-risk” pregnancy that was carried to full term....

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inspiration

Inspired Interview // Jaina Portwood

I remember the first time I met Jaina. It was at a yoga studio, in between classes. We were both teachers at the studio and connected right away. I was drawn to her by her calm and grounding presence. She seemed really at peace and that her heart, mind and...

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recipes

Savory Waffles

This savory waffle recipe is inspired by my favorite restaurant in Minneapolis, Birchwood Cafe made by Chef Marshall Paulson. This is not their recipe, but a recreation and our families interpretation of this brunch menu favorite. They are a must try if you live in the twin cities and they...

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book club

Book Club | Untamed by Glennon Doyle

Welcome to the Book Club dear reader! Thank you and I am so happy that you are here. This is going to be fun! I have become a huge lover of books, reading and self development. Being a mama of young children, I find myself hunkered down at the house...

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motherhood

Love Your Mother & Cloth Diaper

Are you ready to love your mother & cloth diaper? Cloth diapering isn't something most families even consider. It sounds messy. It sounds smelly. It sounds overwhelming. It seems intimidating. And perhaps it used to be, but things have changed! As someone who has been using and washing cloth diapers...

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motherhood

The Beauty in All Things – A Pregnancy Story

My friend, Sarah Doolittle is expecting her first child in the next couple weeks and bravely shared her journey and pregnancy story to create connect around what real motherhood is like. We all experience pregnancy so differently and each story is worth sharing. Many of us feel alone in our...

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inspiration

Inspired Interview // Artist Katherine Corden

I am very excited to share this inspired interview with Artist Katherine Corden. Her work has been a huge inspiration to me for several years. I was specifically drawn to her She & I Collection of figure drawings and color stories in her work. The color combinations are natural, unique,...

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inspiration

Feeding Babies // Breastfeeding Must Haves

One of my most common things I get asked for is recommendations on Breastfeeding Must Haves and feeding babies. I have been pregnant or breastfeeding for the last four years now. I am not a lactation consultant, just a seasoned mama who has been there and gets it first hand....

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recipes

Summer Pizza On The Grill

One of our favorite things to do in the summer is make pizza on the grill. It is quick, easy and fun to have your children get involved and build their own. This meal will forever be a family tradition at our house. At least until we get an outdoor...

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