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A Love Note on Baby Three

I recently shared that our family is growing. The gift of doing this again is immeasurable. We are feeling the hearts of so many of you through your messages, comments, and notes! This has been a special moment we’ve been celebrating as a family for awhile now — I am already 20 weeks, or about halfway […]

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My Morning Mindset for a Good Day

As we enter a new season of life (with both kids in school!!) I’ve been thinking a lot about our routines and morning habits. I’ve always been a glass half-full person, so optimism isn’t necessarily a hard reach for me. I’m also sensitive, and oftentimes thrown off if something doesn’t go according to plan. It […]

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The Role of Self

Writing this first note to you reminds me of my early blogging days, but this time it’s a decade later. I am a mother, wife, and co-founder of Summer Fridays now. Roles that feel so defining and important. And yet, as much as those titles signify so much of my identity, I am learning how important it […]

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Hanging on and Letting Go | First Day of First Grade

Evan: “Mom, please don’t happy cry too hard today”… my son clearly knows me well! We sent Ev off to a new school year with big energy! We are officially back to our early morning routines again. First day jitters never go away, I feel them so much as a parent now! A lot of firsts for […]

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Always Moving

the water always clams me because the waves continue to move. no matter the day or circumstance the water adapts and keeps flowing. sometimes softly, sometimes forcefully – just like us. 

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A Decade Married

Last week, Jake and I celebrated a decade of marriage. We had the most tender celebration in the clouds alongside the angels we created. We danced and swam and ate cake and cried. Jake and I wanted to celebrate our 10 year wedding anniversary in a special way, but as the date neared, we were […]

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