Mothering on Borrowed Time

How do we tell our daughters how much we love them? How do we describe how deep our desire is for them to be happy and live full, adventurous and glorious lives? It’s almost overwhelming. When my daughter was just a few weeks old I was diagnosed with a chronic and terminal autoimmune disorder. There…

Classy, Sassy and a Little Smart Assy – Boudoir Photography

Have you every thought about scheduling a boudoir photo session? If so, stop thinking about it and do it! Boudoir photography is much more than gorgeous photos. It’s about giving women — all women, an opportunity to feel beautiful regardless of shape, size or imperfections. It’s about celebrating your body and loving yourself when society…

What If You Died Tomorrow?

by Karen Rose “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” – Mahatma Gandhi Chances are you won’t die tomorrow. But if you were to disappear from earth forever in the next 24 hours, what would you do differently today? I hear many people say they would…

Be Brave

I been thinking a lot about courage. Those who survive trauma are often called brave, as if bravery were a by-product of suffering- a purple heart for a psychological wound. Yesterday I rejected being called brave. I don’t feel brave, I feel pieced together. Then I realized bravery isn’t about surviving, bravery is about speaking out. Surviving is easy, exposing the…