Archive of ‘Style’ category

Why I love spring

Early wildflower sightings and talks of the irrigation canals filling can only mean one thing – spring has come to the valley. I’m an autumn and winter girl at heart. There’s nothing more beautiful than leaves turning, warm fleeces coming out from storage, and the snowshoes finding their way out of the garage. The valley […]

Vulnerability, connection and love

If you’re looking for inspiration, a way to connect with your kids and teach them all the good things, “The Power of Vulnerability” By Brene Brown is a must-read. If you aren’t the reading kind, check out her Ted Talk on this topic. If you’re more of a bullet, get to the point kind of […]

Dreams for my daughters

“It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent.” — Madeleine Albright Today is International Woman’s Day, the day when we celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. As we celebrate, we reflect on the inequalities that […]

Seven things not to say to a pregnant woman 

1. Gosh, you’re really big. Are you due tomorrow? (This one is especially maddening when a stranger comes up to you at the gas station) 2. This is going to be your only baby? She’s going to be lonely. And weird. 3. This is going to be your only baby? But what if something happens […]

My favorite baby gear

I’m a self-proclaimed baby gear aficionado and I’m lucky enough to be part of Babierge as a Trusted Partner here in the NCW region…so basically, my baby gear hoarding tendencies are work-related. ; ) But on a more serious note, because of my job and my knowledge of gear, a lot of my friends and […]

A year of heartbreak and hope

Goodbye 2017. You started by throwing me for a loop. You gave us a winter that showed up early and stayed late and I thought it would never stop snowing. Through that winter I struggled with my little sister’s death and asked why a girl with a perfect smile and one of a kind laugh […]

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