January 13, 2019 | Real Estate
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This summer, my family and I spent 6-weeks at our new Ko’olina condo and Airbnb listing on the west side of Oahu. It was a sunshine filled summer full of personal growth, for me and the kids especially. Our oldest ditched her water wings two weeks in and our...
May 31, 2017 | Essays, Parenting | 5 Comments
When I was pregnant with my first child something hit me and it wasn’t just that I’d probably never fit in a size 4 again or that I was about to create human food with my boobs (still amazes me). It hit me that as soon as the baby was born it would no longer be about...
April 24, 2017 | Essays | 9 Comments
The other day I posted a picture of my feet strapped into a pair of new Target sandals.
January 12, 2017 | Essays | 4 Comments
Something special happened for me when you were born dear second child. When you were freshly plucked from my insides like a juicy little strawberry and held into the air for me to see, I exhaled all the worry I’d carried with me before that moment. And from...
August 1, 2016 | Essays | 12 Comments
It’s okay mama. It’s okay that you bought the original goldfish crackers because your toddler wanted them instead of the organic bunny knock off ones that don’t taste as good. Yes there may be some moms out there who will judge you, but it’s okay....
July 22, 2016 | Essays | 6 Comments
When my daughter was almost three months old, my husband and I decided to take a trip to Hawaii. Like many new mothers who would travel for the first time with a baby, I was terrified. What if I had the kid that kept everyone from feeling the Aloha? You know the one....
July 17, 2016 | Essays | 10 Comments
It was a typical end of the week afternoon in my backyard when I realized what I dislike most about being a mom. My single best friend had stopped by for a visit. She was attempting to entertain my kids while I grilled dinner, me cursing myself for not bringing home a...
July 6, 2016 | | 6 Comments
Whether a combination of the Whole30 diet I started when Leif was 2 months old, or digestive and brain maturity (his not mine haha), being mama to my baby boy is blissful. He’s no longer colicky. He spits up only sometimes. He’s sweet and smiley. He sleeps...
June 1, 2016 | | 5 Comments
We’ve been in our new old house now for about 2 weeks. The week of the move things were crazy. I mean bat poop insane. An example: We went to buy boxes/run errands as a family of 4, and decided to bring the poor lonely dog along. When we got home the baby, who...