April 2010

ONE year old.

By |2019-03-07T20:32:12-08:00April 12th, 2010|Tulsi Lila|

Wow. I never knew how much FIRST birthdays meant for the parents... What an awesome celebration of so many magical moments. And so many 'firsts'. Thank you for ALL the sweet birthday wishes and for your support since Tulsi was born (and since I learned I was pregnant)! She has colored our world in the [...]

February 2010

Tulsi’s Turtle.

By |2019-03-07T20:32:12-08:00February 8th, 2010|inspiration, Tulsi Lila|

My dear friend Kelly Buntin Johnson beaded this beautiful umbilical turtle fetish for Tulsi. Both the turtle and her poem are a rare gift and blessing -- I had to share it! If you don't know Kelly's art, you must. It is powerful, beautiful and heart-full. Kelly told me last Spring that she wanted to [...]

Ma Time.

By |2019-03-07T20:32:12-08:00February 1st, 2010|mamahood, Tulsi Lila|

Hey there! We're back! Tulsi and I took a spontaneous adventure to the ocean (3 days notice) to spend a week with my parents. It was Patrick's idea, and I jumped at it. Ma-Time. Tulsi + me, and me + my mama... Ten days and zero distractions (work, chores, lists not getting crossed off...and the [...]

September 2009

in just 5 moons time…

By |2019-03-07T20:32:13-08:00September 23rd, 2009|everyday, Tulsi Lila|

You are 5 1/2 months old now and the light of my life! Your papa's, too, of course. You are strong and healthy -- now 14+ pounds and 26 inches long! You are really content and as sweet as your photo captures. Ok, even sweeter. If it was up to you, you'd be outside 100% [...]

August 2009

June 2009

the magic realm.

By |2019-03-07T20:32:13-08:00June 28th, 2009|Tulsi Lila|

Tulsi is reminding me constantly that magic is everywhere. Tree spirits, flying horses, twirling god's eyes, dangling doily paper cut-outs, curtains dancing in open windows before a storm, bird shadows, rain music, and the list goes on. I've heard many times before how your children help you see the world again as if for the [...]