FAMILY

Nurturing Winter Skin + Reforming the Beauty Industry

In the winter, my skin tends to feel like the branches outside my door: pale, dry, and brittle. It is more sensitive in the drier, cold air, more prone to patches of flaky skin on my cheeks and pronounced fine lines around my eyes and mouth.…

Nurturing the Whole Self | Retreating

“a series dedicated to nurturing and nourishing the self from the inside out” I have always appreciated winter's wisdom, its encouragement to retreat and to listen. It merely requires a window or a walk outdoors to understand there is…

Light the Path | Reflections to Welcome the New Year

Each new year is a baptism of sorts, a release of one thing, a grasp for another. Whether one toasts champagne or simply turns the paper page on the calendar, we cross over, like mystics. Each of us. All of us. A new year. I realize…

On Acts of Kindness and Thanksgiving

There's something about baked foods straight from the oven that warms both the soul and the belly. However divided a room or community or nation may be, there is solace in shared food, and most especially in pie or tarts. Perhaps it is the concrete-ness…

nurturing the whole self | skin care

"a series dedicated to nurturing and nourishing the self from the inside out" Perhaps I am noticing my own skin more as my children grow older and I help them cultivate their own self-care practices. As in every other area of life, it…

memory keeping | printing photo books

Books have a unique way of stopping time in a particular moment and saying: Let’s not forget this. ― Dave Eggers Let me first begin by noting, that for all of the images I share (a lot!), I'm terrible about printing. I have crested…