THE BIOGRAPHIE SERIES | Kristina Cole

By | May 25th, 2017|BIOGRAPHIE|

IN THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS I always admire those people that seem to know what they want to pursue in life, their purpose, if you will, before high school. For example, my 5 year old tells me she is going to be a horse doctor, not a princess, or a teacher or even [...]

THE BIOGRAPHIE SERIES | Jen Walker

By | May 19th, 2017|BIOGRAPHIE|

HOPE THROUGH THE STORM To be a mother is more than I ever imagined it could be. As the days go by I try not to take for granted that I’m a mother of a beautiful little girl, a blessing on this earth. The way that life begins, the way that a [...]

THE BIOGRAPHIE SERIES | Brittney Hellaina Esteves

By | May 8th, 2017|BIOGRAPHIE|

NEW MAMA Honestly, at twenty-five years old I never expected my life to be what it is. I have always been the independent, free-spirited, feminist type of girl. However, after meeting the man whom I now so gratefully get to call my husband and the father to our daughter, I am never more [...]

THE BIOGRAPHIE SERIES | Rachael Meyers

By | May 3rd, 2017|BIOGRAPHIE|

IT TAKES A VILLAGE Back in November we became a family of four and what a transition it has been! Our babies are two years apart almost to the exact date. They had the same due date actually and nope, it wasn’t planned that way. Becoming a Mom has been the most [...]

THE BIOGRAPHIE SERIES | Danielle Elliott

By | April 30th, 2017|BIOGRAPHIE|

THE AGES OF PARENTING Like through periods of history, I can clearly define several Ages in our parenting story. There was the Idea Age, the Medical Age, the Pregnancy Age, and the longest and most complicated one so far, the Parenting Age. Let me take you on an historical journey through these Ages. [...]

THE BIOGRAPHIE SERIES | Tiffany Thompson Madvig

By | April 24th, 2017|BIOGRAPHIE|

SURVIVING POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION + LEARNING TO EMBRACE MOTHERHOOD Becoming a mother changed my life, but not just in the ways you might expect. I experienced the overwhelming sense of love and attachment (typical after giving birth), but more importantly I faced postpartum depression that left me feeling completely isolated and alone. Before having [...]

THE BIOGRAPHIE SERIES | Kayla

By | April 12th, 2017|BIOGRAPHIE|

HOME What exactly is home? Is it that space... the box we return to day after day. We build, buy, rent, borrow... holding all our valuables, our hopes, our dreams. That space where we fight,  love,  rest, worry... The space where we exist alone, and so often together... or maybe Is it [...]

THE BIOGRAPHIE SERIES | Anna Whitworth

By | April 7th, 2017|BIOGRAPHIE|

PERSPECTIVES. RENEWED. This is a story about a girl who thought she is made of steel and those scary mortal oddities are beside her, it turned out that she may as well be, but for a moment there she thought like she is not. Obviously, like everyone else she is very mortal [...]

THE BIOGRAPHIE SERIES | Hailey Andresen

By | April 4th, 2017|BIOGRAPHIE|

DEAR ME   Dear me,As I’m writing this it is nearly midnight on a Saturday. Owen has been sleeping for at least a few hours, Zack is playing video games, and you’ve been plugging away on blog posts, e-mails, and so on for household since he went down. This might not have been [...]

THE BIOGRAPHIE SERIES | Jasmine Punzalan

By | April 1st, 2017|BIOGRAPHIE|

LOOKING INWARD: MY BATTLE WITH BREAST CANCER This is the year I get better. I’m a little over halfway through treatment for breast cancer. It’s a year-long process, though diagnosis actually took much more time. I’m a healthy eater. I was young. I didn’t have any family history, and I’ve never smoked. [...]

THE BIOGRAPHIE SERIES | Georgina Gardner

By | March 31st, 2017|BIOGRAPHIE|

HOW BREAKING OUR MARRIAGE WAS THE THING THAT SAVED IT This story is about my marriage. It is filled with incredible highs and hurtful lows, but it is a journey I am happy to have chosen. My husband, Mark, and I met in high school 23 years ago. I’m 36 now, nearly [...]

THE BIOGRAPHIE SERIES | Lauren Gordon

By | March 26th, 2017|BIOGRAPHIE|

WHEN LOVE IS NOT ENOUGH The night we met was one I'll never forget, I remember knowing at the time that it would change my life forever. He was tall, broad and handsome, and immediately I felt safe in his arms. Something happened that night; it was as if every previous heartbreak [...]

THE BIOGRAPHIE SERIES | Tash Woolley

By | March 22nd, 2017|BIOGRAPHIE|

DEAR OB No matter if it’s your first time, or you’re a seasoned professional, the only things certain about having a baby are – you will have little or no control over how it happens, and it will hurt, probably a lot. So it’s no surprise really that many women feel anxious, [...]

THE BIOGRAPHIE SERIES | Sophia Johnson

By | March 22nd, 2017|BIOGRAPHIE|

JOURNEY WISELY The sun will rise and set regardless. What we choose to do with the light while it’s here is up to us. Journey wisely.  - Alexandra Elle We all know the feeling of sleep deprivation, midnight feedings, “just one more book”, sticky fingers and unforeseen frustration that can entangle us [...]