We Are Golden!

We took Ellis to the ocean this last week where the water rhythmically danced back in forth in most spectacular blue we had ever seen. Brian & I both spent our childhoods in California, and coming to the coast always feels a bit like coming home. This time around we went to Laguna Beach, which was a bit crowded, but still comfortable. I so loved watching Ellis react as his toes touched the sand for the first time, he truly is such a curious little boy and his wonderment brings a whole new sphere of magic into my life.

Our New (Parenthood) Life

It all started the other night when I crawled into bed, weary but more fulfilled than I ever had been. I laid there, with not even the energy to roll over and face my husband, and so I looked up past the ceiling as if I was speaking to the heaven's, and I whispered, "when we're 95, sitting outside,...

Three Months of Scattered Sunshine

I was sitting there, breastfeeding Ellis, sitting right in heaped in middle of the floor, flooding with emotions as we had just said our farewells to my brother for the next two years, and in that moment life gave me the mixed brilliance of a prismatic display on my sweet baby's soft skin. It was the sun bursting through...