The Blog

A Birth Story. An Ode to the Power of Women.

There’s a round blow up hot tub in the middle of our tiny kitchen. A thick blue plastic lines the inside and a small motor roars to keep the water warm on the outside. I’ve been immersed for over 5 hours now. The midwife says that the warm water can keep you relaxed during contractions, so here I am on my...

Keep Reading +

For all the moms out there… a special invitation.

It’s almost Mothers Day, a day that is bittersweet for me. I lost my own mom 10 years ago to breast cancer. She died when my first baby was only 8 months old, and only a few days after I found out I was pregnant with my second. Motherhood has been a journey I have had to walk without her...

Keep Reading +

I’m Sorry.

This story is still raw for me, but I want to share with you because I think it is a core issue that runs deep in all of us women right now, and I think we need to talk about it. If you don’t know, I got very sick this past year and I was down for about 7 months. In...

Keep Reading +

Saying Goodbye to Bloom Retreat…

I have something super vulnerable I want to share with you that has been life altering for me. In essence we are saying goodbye to Bloom Retreat, and I am announcing the next chapter of our journey as The Practice for Women. Don’t worry, there is much more to come, and beautiful things are on the horizon. This is a story of...

Keep Reading +

You are not alone.

This morning I taught The Practice. It wasn’t a normal morning. Right away the grief and pain in the room was palpable. I knew I couldn’t lead our circle without giving space for everyone to share what was real. There was a lot of sadness, tears, and confusion after yesterday’s shooting. We sat in circle sharing our hearts without answers...

Keep Reading +