Dear Baby | A Letter to My Boy Six Months In

Dear Baby, Here I am, six months in, staring at you. Your eyes find mine, and that toothless smile of yours starts to stretch wide. You have arm rolls and a round belly and a head full of hair. Some days you look a lot like me. But on most days, you look just like your daddy.  I kind of feel like we’re best friends now. We spend a lot…. Read more

Spring Forward by Reflecting Back

LA’s Focus Magazine asked me to write a springtime piece on navigating new beginnings this season. This is — in part — what will be featured in the May issue. Spring is nature’s way of reassuring us it’s okay to begin again. There’s something about fresh blooms and new life that prompts our surroundings to change. To spring forward, we must be willing to reflect back on the people, places and…. Read more

Gift Yourself a Box of Happiness

Happy Monday. I’m on a plane en route to the Big Apple to brave the end of Fashion Week [brrr]. It’s that time of year when everything feels cold, slow, and quite frankly— frustrating. So, I thought we could all use a mid-winter boost. Start jotting down one good part of your day before you go to sleep each night. It can be anything— from a fresh pot of coffee,…. Read more

Mind Ready Monday: Pause, be Happy

Most of the time, the Internet drains me. Too many websites, too much information and too little of it that’s impactful. I spend time browsing useless BuzzFeed articles, like “How Obsessed with Pizza are You?”  I actually took the quiz. Somewhere in between daydreaming about pizza and scrolling through Instagram, the Internet Gods must have known I needed an inspirational boost because I stumbled across my favorite quote, by Guillaume Apollinaire……. Read more

Mind Ready Monday: Life is Long

Welcome to part two of Mind Ready Monday: a weekly write up meant to boost your mindset. This week’s mantra doesn’t make a whole lot of sense on the surface. Life is long?! Typically, we can all agree life is short— time is flying, and that terrifies me. For the sake of our sanity, however, let’s look at things from another perspective for a minute: life is long. It’s something my…. Read more