Birthday Teepee

  This summer I had the fun opportunity to paint a teepee for a child's first birthday. Dream Big, Explore More was the inspiration for this native Colorado style  party. In addition to painting the teepee, I also designed the party invitation and other matching paper pieces. See all the pictures of the party here.  

The Story of Birth: Part 2, In Which Josie Arrives

>>Read part 1 It's true that your mind and body forget labor. I made sure to write down the story of Josie's birth within the first weeks of her life. Almost a 10 months later, I recall almost none of the pain of labor. I know it existed, the same way I know Josie used to … Continue reading The Story of Birth: Part 2, In Which Josie Arrives

Full Term

Josie arrived at 12:04am on September 28th, just about a day after her due date. A date we purposely didn't share. Instead, we told everyone we were due at the end of September, rather than sharing our actual September 26th due date. Babies rarely arrive on their due date and we didn't want any additional anxiety as we prepared … Continue reading Full Term