Embracing Motherhood: My Birth Story

Embracing Motherhood: My Birth Story

Like many women I grew up believing that mothers are born the day they have their first child. The moment that little life leaves your body, you become a mother. In theory, that is correct, in practicality not so much. My birth story as a mom was nothing like that.…

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What Does Self-Care Really Mean?

What Does Self-Care Really Mean?

Self-care. It’s something we hear about all the time on ‘mind, body, wellness’ type of blogs. It’s a topic that moms & girlfriends  talk about with each other at a very surface level, using blanket statements like “me time”. But does anyone really think about self-care beyond sleeping in on…

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Chai Chat: Being a Mom Entrepreneur

Chai Chat: Being a Mom Entrepreneur

The last few weeks I’ve been feeling like my kids are growing up way too fast, and this has me analyzing all the decisions I’ve made as a mom (even though I’m painfully aware that there is no changing them now). As I was packing for a quick business trip…

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Establishing Honesty and Intimacy in a New Marriage

Establishing Honesty and Intimacy in a New Marriage

We’ve all heard the expression ‘marriage is hard work’. I’ve never felt right about that saying – yes, it takes work to keep a marriage healthy, strong, and happy, but it’s not ‘hard’ work. To me it’s important work. And more than work it’s about discovery, exploration, and a building…

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The Pink Chai Family #IRL

The Pink Chai Family #IRL

Everybody loves a well planned family photo. The outfits match, the poses are adorable, and if you’ve really done your homework the leaves are a perfect autumnal shade that cannot be recreated in photoshop. We did photos like that a couple of years ago, and I love them so much…

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Gardening Milestones and Stain Challenges

Gardening Milestones and Stain Challenges

Disclosure: I am a P&G mom ambassador. As part of my affiliation with this group I receive products and have been compensated to put Tide to the stain test. The opinions on this blog are my own.  All of my adult life I’ve wanted to be a gardener. I’ve dreamed…

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