Thailand: Day 1 of travel

We are officially on vacation! This trip has been 7 months in the making and for a while it just seemed something we talked about but would never actually happen.  We are headed to Thailand! My mother in law is Thai and she has wanted me and kids to see where she is from and…

Puppies and Patterns

I love my puppy. Who doesn’t love a puppy? I am sure there is someone who does not love a puppy. But to me, dogs are wonderful beings. I love all animals but I have a particular affinity to dogs. They are fun! They are loving, loyal, crazy, and wild but there is just something about…

Meditations on the Yoga Teacher Training Journey

It is apropos that the 200 hour yoga teacher training program I recently completed lasted nine months. Like growing in the womb, the process was a series of transformations leading ultimately, to the ability to teach yoga and so much more, with still so much to learn yet. The journey has come to an end…

Coconuts and Yoga

I have mentioned before my all-encompassing love and devotion of the coconut. I believe it is the world’s perfect food, nut to be exact. Yet, not until this weekend did I notice that if I were a food, I would absolutely be a coconut too. This past weekend was another yoga teacher training weekend. We…

Diary of a Yoga Teacher Trainee

It was just a few months ago that I said I would be slowing down blogging to focus on yoga teacher training and my book. I never intended to stop blogging and hoped to let you all know about the training as it happened. Something weird took over though and I felt like some of…

Potty Training Inspirations

Freestyle Fridays are for guest posters or for me to veer off my normal course whether with old posts or different than usual ones. So, here ya go, a mommy blog post about potty training. It consumed my life for two weeks so it deserved some words. 🙂 Happy Friday! Life is never as hard…