birth · pregnancy · sponsored post

The Book Every Pregnant Mama Should Read

Alright y’all. If you haven’t figured out by now, I’m a major birth nerd. The science of making, growing and bringing life into this world gets me straight giddy. What might surprise you though, is I wasn’t always this way. Not one bit. In fact, like many other women in this culture, I thought birth was… Continue reading The Book Every Pregnant Mama Should Read

equality · feminism · social justice

Why would you want to dismantle a system that benefits you?

Before I dive in I’d like to address something. I am a white person attempting to write about racism. This is hard. I am not an expert. I haven’t lived this experience. I am a work in progress and I might fuck up and say the wrong thing, but I can’t be silent. These conversations… Continue reading Why would you want to dismantle a system that benefits you?

motherhood · photography

You + Me Mini Sesh with Laura Morsman Photography

It happened again. Laura Morsman made me cry. And stare. And smile. And cry. And stare some more. I got the gallery from our most recent mini sesh yesterday and I’m still swooning. All the heart eyes people. All of them. If you live under a rock and don’t know about the goddess of photographers,… Continue reading You + Me Mini Sesh with Laura Morsman Photography

birth · gift ideas

How to Thank a Doula During World Doula Week (or any other time in life)!

Did you hear? It’s World Doula Week!! Don’t know what a doula is? Well we can’t be friends. I’m just kidding (kinda). If you still don’t know what a doula is then go read some stuff and come back. If you do know what a doula is and you love them as much as I… Continue reading How to Thank a Doula During World Doula Week (or any other time in life)!

healthy living · self-care

Why self-care should be a thing

I recently received a gift box from Ecocentric Mom and it got me thinking about the ways we engage in self-care. Self-care is so important, but it also seems to be this bizarre concept that is misunderstood for being selfish or extravagant. Well I’m here to tell you, that shit is necessary for survival y’all! I think… Continue reading Why self-care should be a thing

honesty · motherhood

How girl scout cookies help you Mom AF

First of all I would like to thank the girl scouts of America for finally taking a fucking credit card. Who the hell still carries around cash? Let alone a checkbook. All I have lingering in the bottom of my purse overnight bag is some stale goldfish and a few hot wheels and those tiny green vested… Continue reading How girl scout cookies help you Mom AF