“Mama I feed the ducks?” I looked at my toddler, two and ready to take on the world, and said “um … yes baby you can.” As we walked over to the water and looked over at the lake there was a small part of me that said, go back this is way too scary … More I Hope you Fly: Let’s Talk Motherhood & Raising Confident Children
“Our words, our stories matter and when we share our stories walls come down, we build relationships based on shared experience and we come together.” — Josephine: a Creative Life I’ve been a teacher for years now and while on maternity leave for what feels like two consecutive years (with a short break in between … More Why I Love Hosting Writing Workshops and A Little Inspiration from Foxy Originals
A few months ago I had the pleasure of meeting Suzanne at workshop she hosted with Smithery Style. We learned how to understand and define our own personal styles, clean out our closets and shop for what we love and need rather than for what seems to work or is just on sale. It’s safe … More Josephine’s Creative Career Moms: Suzanne Colmer of Your Shop Girl
Ok so I am a 90’s girl at heart and can’t really express in words how excited I am that overalls are back with a vengeance. When I think of overalls, I think of the iconic sitcom stars of the 90’s like Jennifer Aniston of Friends or Helen Hunt of Mad About You, yup I … More Style me Simple Series: 90’s Girl at Heart
If there’s one thing I absolutely love, it’s spending weekends with my family, especially when our days are free and we can do simple things like walk to the lake and feed the birds. There’s something about taking things slow on the weekend that makes for a great week ahead. A slow Sunday can mean … More We are Weekenders: Emu Australia Review
As a new mom and a writer I sometimes come across sayings or images that grab me or tug at my heartstrings. That’s exactly what happened when I first saw the Mo Green Clothing Co. “Hug it Out” sweater. There are so many moments, especially when you’re raising little ones, that call for nothing more … More Josephine’s Blooming Boutiques: Mo Green Clothing Co.
Most days I wear a “mommy uniform;” cozy track pants with pockets (I save the leggings for outings or running errands) and a nursing tank with a cardi over it that I don’t mind getting poop, puke or milk on. But once-in-a-while, I love finding an opportunity to get dressed up and feel great. Don’t … More Style me Simple Series: Dress up Days
As a mother of two, I’ve learned to get ready quickly … very quickly, but also that putting together an outfit has a lot more to it than just how it looks. Before kids, I chose outfits primarily based on how they looked, sometimes I would focus on comfort, but to be perfectly honest, if … More Style me Simple Series: Warm Winter Layers for the Modern Mama