Hello sunshine! My bedroom has blackout curtains. More days than not, when I open the curtains I am not wowed by the difference. It’s often cloudy or dark in the mornings in Minnesota. But some mornings…wow. Today was one of those days. We hit the jackpot. Full, gorgeous, warm sunny sun. I like to sayContinue reading “Hello sunshine”
Let’s play! As an adult (and a mom!), I find it depressingly easy to go through my day pinging from chore to obligation and back again. #Adulting like that is no fun. Kids are good at reminding us that there’s a different way. Yesterday, I was cooking with my oldest, and I was rushing throughContinue reading “Let’s play”
Today is a good day to begin again. At least that’s what I’m telling myself on this pseudo-Monday. Today is a good day to begin again with being patient with my children. With my art. To dust off the cobwebs of time and begin. Again.
Who we are becoming is more important than who we have been. It is the process of becoming that makes us who we are. This idea inspires me to let each day be a fresh opportunity for me to be the person I want to be. Someone I’m proud of. Sometimes that means showing upContinue reading “Who we are becoming”
Do what is in front of you. Not what’s years or days or hours or even seconds away. Just what’s right here. Right now. I personally spend a lot of time not in the here and now. My brain likes to go roaming into the future. To plan where my 3-year-old will go to preschool.Continue reading “Do what is in front of you”
Hi! My name is Emily. I am a stay-at-home mom to two kiddos. I love them, and I choose it every day. But “stay” isn’t the only verb I want to enact and “home” isn’t the only place I want to exist. This is my space to beam out a little beauty and usefulness intoContinue reading “Beaming from me to you”
Hold your horses. I’m just getting started.