You know what’s weird? Life asks us to be brave every single day, even though approximately zero percent of us ever FEEL brave. But you still do the brave things. You have the hard conversations. You teach your kids things you kind of … [Read more...] about When You’re Looking For Everyday Bravery
When I hear people talk about rest, the first thing I think of is not, like, a vacation or a quiet cup of tea. The first thing I think of is sleep. Probably the first sixteen things I think of are sleep. How wrong would it REALLY be to sleep at … [Read more...] about Where Do You Find Rest?
When my daughter Evelyn was smaller, she would go to bed every night for months smelling like summer: like outdoors and sunshine, with a hint of dried peach juice. She was only two, so it wasn’t weird if I buried my nose in her hair as she fell … [Read more...] about If You Want More Wilderness, Just With Less Dirt
You are enough. I believe that: that you are enough, just as you are, just as you were made to be. But I want to be clear about what that means, and what it does not mean. Because “you are enough” does not mean that you have been … [Read more...] about What It Means to Be Enough
Dear sweet child of mine, You know how sometimes we will have a conversation, and I will talk and talk and talk about something? And you'll be thinking, Mom? We already know all of this. You've said all this before. Yup. This is going to be … [Read more...] about What I Want My Kids to Know About Body Image