holding to be held.

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just logging in with so much to say but also very tired eyes (which means all the words may have to wait). i hope you’re doing alright and have had good moments in your week that surely had rocky parts, too.

there is this little thing miss beatrice often does where she reaches her arms up for me and says, “mama, i want to hold you…” meaning she wants to be picked up, and be held....

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star valley, wyoming (part I)

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we are back in new york after spending about two weeks in wyoming. for part of our trip, we stayed with family in star valley, which is about an hour from jackson. it’s a very tiny town, but goodness gracious does it sure pack in the most epic landscapes of the richest coloring (had i ever even seen that shade of green before?!) and also showed us a sunset that i haven’t been able to shut up about (photos below- without any color alterations or editing- literally, that is the raw file straight from my camera card....

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desert mountain sunset and finding my calm.

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i’ve been working my hardest at slowing down over the past month or so. it makes such a difference, which i think we all know, but it’s difficult to actually put into practice when we’re just so busy and set in our ways all the day long. my brain sometimes feels like it never shuts off, and i sometimes feel so stuck in this never ending pattern of the constant “go” as we all try to do everything all the time....

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flying through the sky!

this post is in partnership with BAND-AID brand, and all opinions are my own.

i have to tell you, for a girl who is absolutely afraid of heights and can’t even do a simple somersault on the ground, i’ve come a long way when it comes to one of my most favorite things to do… flying through the sky on a trapeze....

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burst of light.

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what do you do when you get all your work for the day finished and you realize you still have 15 minutes until all three of your littles come banging on the door from a kiddo playdate swap you were doing with your next door friend and neighbor?! why, you run up to the roof and take pictures as the sun is setting!...

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