Head & Heart Reset: Yoga with Adriene

I’ve missed yoga the past couple of days. It’s ok, but I prefer to do at least ten minutes because I’m doing yoga in the place of my physical therapy stretches. But I feel so much better now. I tell anyone who will listen about Yoga with Adriene. I’ve been doing her videos for about…

Trickster Goddess

I saw this image on my friend Sybil’s Facebook page a few days ago and it has stuck with me. I have been on my game as a new mom. Laundry is done by 6am most mornings and I breastfeed while doing the dishes. My husband recently told me I was the best wife. It…

Madeleine

Originally posted February 24 at 9:34 PM This is a photo of Madeleine L’Engle, who Madeleine is named after. She is the author of A Wrinkle in Time, and The Small Rain, which is my favorite book. She was also an Episcopalian and writer-in-residence at St. John the Divine Cathedral in New York, which is…

A Love Letter to my Husband

Originally published 2/22/2019 at 6:22am Early this morning, between 3 and 5 am, I brought Madeleine into the nursery for a feeding and saw Darth Vader. Madeleine‚Äôs Darth Vader teddy bear was no longer in the swing, where it had been used as practice for weeks as a stand-in baby. Darth Vader had been relocated…

One month old

I wanted this blog to be perfect before I published. I have plans for how I want this blog to look and for what purpose it will serve. But I am learning that perfection is not possible. And I always knew that but for some reason I forgot that when I had a baby. And…