Run Down: literal/figurative

This moment a couple days ago┬ácaptured one of the sweetest parts of our day; precedes all the wins and sweetness of family strength and support as we spent a hard morning at the hospital waiting for my dad to be done with surgery. Spending 3.5 hours inside a hospital was wearing for everyone. I’ve determined…

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#01: Working Mama Truth

(disclaimer: I certainly do not claim in this post, or any other posts, that I can speak for all mamas. I am choosing to examine my own experiences in contrast and collectiveness with others who share with me) I feel uncommon among mamas often, even though I know I’m not the only one who has…

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Re-launched

For almost 3 years since I started this blog my subject matter weighed heavy on my mind. Counter-intuitive to the original function of this blog, an outlet for my writing. A literal challenge to myself to keep up with the mama Jones’s and not let motherhood change me. This pre-motherhood manifesto now emblemizes all that…

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Finally Finding the Time

8 months. That’s how long it’s been since I’ve run this fabric through my fingers and played with its edges. 8 months equals lightyear’s of time in the world of baby development. When I began to dabble with my first DIY wrap Calla needed me every half hour to every 45 minutes either for nursing,…

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The Next Chapter: The Beginning of our Asheville Journey

Our move across country is not only geographical, but is also a literal metaphor of life upheaval for both of us. I am embarking on my last semester for my Master’s Degree in Agricultural Extension Education through Colorado State University; completing an internship for my last requirement, then graduation in May. David has officially left…

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