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    Mom & daughter Suffragette Halloween costume

    For me, being a girl mom is: cute outfits with matching bows singing and dancing hairstyling and playing with makeup glitter and sequins shopping and Starbucks dates But it’s also… teaching critical thinking rejecting diet culture dismantling the patriarchy enforcing consent deconstructing my own upbringing and having the courage to end certain patterns It’s always a wild ride, but I’ve never been more aware of my importance in her life. These are Halloween costumes from last year! Women’s Suffragette Halloween Costume on…

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  • It Did Not Ruin Her

    TW: Suicidal Ideation We know that suicide is far too common, but sometimes I think the well intended narrative gets muddied. It blurs the reality of chronic suicidal ideation. For many…

  • A “good enough” mom

    Earlier this year my therapist blew my mind with the idea of “the good enough mother”. The theory of “the good enough mother” was originally introduced by British pediatrician and psychoanalyst…

  • Intro to IOP (Intensive Outpatient Program)

    I just wrapped up my first week in IOP (Intensive Outpatient Program) and I want to share my experience. Before recently I didn’t really understand what an IOP was and based…

  • EFT Tapping with Hypnotherapist, Becca McLeish

    Last week I had a Tapping and Hypnotherapy session with Becca McLeish (@iambeccamcleish on Instagram) and it blew me away. I’m a Tapping believer now. I had never done Hypnotherapy or…

  • How to Budget for a West Coast Road Trip

    Earlier this summer, I took some time for myself and checked off something from my bucket list that I’ve been wanting to do for years — a west coast road trip.…

  • Her Body Can: the coloring book

    I am so excited to announce that we have ourselves a COLORING BOOK! Her Body Can (the coloring book) is a companion to our bestselling children’s book, Her Body Can. It…

  • How to Plan a Taylor Swift Birthday Party

    I had one of my most epic mom moments this summer when my daughter requested a Taylor Swift party for her 6th birthday. Embody Taylor Swift as a group? Yes please.…

  • 4th Shark-themed birthday party

    It should come as absolutely no surprise to you that my cute and quirky youngest chose “shark” as his 4th birthday party theme. His entire request was to have a birthday…