There isn't much I hate worse than the glorification of busy. Perhaps it's because my love language is quality time. There really isn't much worse of a feeling (for me) than someone telling you they are too busy to give you their time. (Especially if you see them posting on Facebook a billion … [Read more...] about Eco Chic Diaries: Summer Whirlwind
This weekend I learned a valuable lesson from my toddler. It almost seems as if I'm learning as much from him as he is from me these days, though I think his lessons may be far more profound! This weekend, we strolled on the boardwalk at the Jersey shore and watched all the lights dance across … [Read more...] about Eco Chic Diaries: Go Ahead, Hug a Monster
Being a mom is hard enough. The other night I was lying in bed and I picked up a book that I've been wanting to finish reading for ages and just kept putting aside. "Mere Christianity" by C.S. Lewis, if you must know. So anyway, I picked it up and a piece of paper fell out of the back cover. … [Read more...] about Eco Chic Diaries: Don’t Panic!
"Children are heritage from the Lord, offspring a reward from Him. Like arrows in the hands of a warrior are children born in one's youth. Psalm 127:3-4 It is so, so hard for me to say this out loud. We all want to be the perfect mother who cherishes her children, keeps her temper and sees them … [Read more...] about Eco Chic Diaries: Reminders For the Not-So-Good Days
Be honest - when you found out you were pregnant with your first kid, you were totally overwhelmed by all the information out there on parenting. The sheer amount of information available is commensurate to how badly we want to do one particular thing: We want to grow our children. If you … [Read more...] about Eco Chic Diaries: Why We Montessori
We are so excited for this first installment of the Eco Chic Diaries! We love Kate's totally candid style and her ability to see the positive in every situation. We hope you all enjoy this Diary as much as we did! "This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in … [Read more...] about Eco Chic Diaries: Go Ahead and Rain on My Parade