It’s Not Luck

“You’re so lucky to be home with your kids.” “We’re not all lucky enough to be able to homeschool.” It’s not luck that allows me to live the life I do. It’s a series of intentional choices and sacrifices. No one has ever said to me, “You’re so lucky to be a therapist,” because no… Read More »

How this Attachment Parenting, Homeschooling, Mompreneur Does It All

I don’t. Priorities Let’s start right there. I don’t do it all. No one does it all and I wouldn’t want to. Remember my post about Finding the Quality YES? I talked about how saying yes to one thing is actually saying no to a million other things. I’m sitting on my deck writing this… Read More »

Minimalist Mama Record Keeping

contains affiliate links If you’ve been following along here then you know minimalism is something I have come to embrace (Did you jump on board the Capsule Uniform Wardrobe for Earth Mamas?) and life feels so free and light. Every object in your home has an energy that you (and your children) react to. Each thing… Read More »

Book Review: Choosing Home

contains affiliate links A couple years ago I put a movie called Mom’s Night Out on my Netflix list. I don’t know what possessed me to do this as the Jesus vibes were detectable from the commercials. Upon arrival, I tossed it in the DVD player with less than no expectations. Then something shocking occurred: I… Read More »

6 Reasons Not to Unschool

1. Connection If connection with your children and the world sounds awful to you and you prefer disconnection from your loved ones, communities, and nature, then you do not want to unschool. The unschooling lifestyle is all about carrying that connection piece throughout life with time and focus directed to the bonds you share with… Read More »

5 Reasons You Need to Simplify Your Wardrobe

1. Identity Who do you choose to be? As mothers we are reborn with the birth of each child and coming out of those early years of motherhood our identities are often like puzzle pieces on the floor. Consciously cultivating your wardrobe can be a means to paint the new picture of who you are… Read More »

Book Review: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

Many of you will be surprised to hear that the first phase of Sage Sleep, Parenting, or Homeschool Coaching is always what I call Sleepscape or Playscape Design, which means pruning, purging, organizing, and inviting with the greatest of intention. There is a direct connection between the state of your home and your and your child’s… Read More »

An Icy Waterfall, Snowy Mountain, Island Lighthouse & Freakin’ Rainforest

We have made it our family mission to explore the hell out of this gorgeous state and Washington is not disappointing us. If you are feeling some wanderlust and craving adventure, start by exploring your own state! What adventures does it hold for your family that you haven’t yet tapped? Snoqualmie Falls This waterfall, covered… Read More »

Master Mealtime

You’re on a natural parenting path and you want to extend that wholesome, nutritive start that breastfeeding has provided. You are choosing what goes into your bodies with great intention, serving organic gluten-, sugar-, and artificial dye-free veg grown in a field grazed by unicorns (who fertilize the soil with rainbows) that is harvested by… Read More »

Breastfeeding Myths Busted

Most women don’t produce enough milk. The vast majority of women do produce just the right amount of milk for their babies, no supplementing required. However, it is a common fear among moms that their babies are not getting enough milk. Out of a desire to ensure the very best for our babies, we try… Read More »

Finding the Quality YES

The power of YES in opening up your life to a whole new world of joy, experiences, and collaboration cannot be understated. I couldn’t tell you how many times I have been profoundly moved by a detour from my agenda. I suppose that is the point after all. That “my” agenda is only 1 piece to our… Read More »

The Lighthouse: Kitchen

If you’ve been following along with our journey from San Diego to Seattle here on the blog or on Instagram, you know we’ve been having quite an adventure and have purchased our first home that West affectionately dubbed The Lighthouse. We passed on okay house after okay house and then were introduced to and purchased the ugliest and… Read More »