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Parenting is Not for Wimps

While we were in and out of the hospital with our young daughter this past year, our 10-year-old son was changing, and not in a good way. What first tipped us off to something being wrong was school. While our

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My Tiny Apprentice… Finding Balance After Baby

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My Tiny Apprentice comes with me to the studio most days. She doesn’t hold a needle yet, can’t reach the sewing machine pedal (or sit up by herself for that matter), cries when she wants something, and falls asleep on

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Two Heads are Better Than One… Babywearing at Work

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Me and Jenna in the studio…

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Babymoon

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Today begins the 3rd week of my “Babymoon” – I can’t believe my baby girl is already 2 weeks old! – and also my first week without full-time help. I actually got up in time to help get my 8-year-old

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52 Pillows – #16 – Horizon

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My son is just completing his 3rd year at a little private school called Horizon. He loves it and has thrived. Our family has loved it… Unfortunately, after 30 years, they are having to close their doors due to enrollment

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52 Pillows – #12 – Nest

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This week’s pillow did not go as planned and I would like to start over or just trash it and do something different. But I’ve been sick, I’m worn out, and I don’t care anymore. I just want to get

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52 Pillows – #8 – Disappointed

Almost 4 years ago, I was sitting at home, enjoying the quiet of my empty house while my husband was out with our young son. The phone rang unexpectedly, rang and rang and rang until the voice mail picked up.

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52 Pillows – #7 – I Got Nothin’

Seven weeks into my year-long creative project and this is the first week I’m late AND I have nothing to show for it. I feel embarrassed. I really do. The thing is, I’m noticing similarities between my life and my

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Nothing is Great!

I could not get motivated this morning. I had a long list of things to do, that yesterday I was revving to check off, but today I could muster no interest in my to-do list. Instead I played on Facebook

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Sisters… different flowers from the same garden

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I have had the privilege and pleasure of working frequently with my sister, Teresa, over the past several years on some incredible custom interior design projects. She is a gifted designer and while more comfortable designing in contemporary styles, is

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