yogarunnermother

I am a passionate yogini and runner sharing my adventures of raising a son while living a simple and healthy lifestyle.

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Organized chaos?😚

I am two days late on this post because of sleepless nights, family time, and close to no spare time in the past week. We are getting ready for a busy fall. But it is all exciting.  We have a trip to Tahoe planned to watch my brother run a race, a weekend of teaching in my old stomping grounds of Northern Cali, my sister is getting married, I have […]

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Capturing the Moment

“It is the function of art to review our perception. What we are familiar with, we cease to see. The writer shakes up the familiar scene, and as if by magic, we see a new meaning in it”.-Anais Nin I would like you to start by closing your eyes and traveling to one of your favorite places to relax, or where you practice yoga, or bring to mind a beautiful […]

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“Nature is not a place to visit. It is home”

“Children will tend to value what you value, so start noticing nature yourself, taking a few minutes each day to become more aware of the other-than-human world around you”.-Scott. D. Sampson Three months before I has Lucas, my mom bought me a book called, “How to raise a Wild Child” by Scott D. Sampson. It hands down beat every baby book I had read throughout my pregnancy. Why? Because it […]

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A week at a glance

“Almost all good writing begins with terrible first efforts. You need to start somewhere” -Anne Lamott  Lucas and I just returned home a few days ago. We had been house sitting my moms house for a month. This is part of the reason I chose the timing for the beginning of my blog. 30 days of writing coincided with being at my mom’s for 30 days. Getting out of our […]

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Feeling our creativity 

“Instructions for living a life. Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it”. -Mary Oliver I first stepped onto my yoga mat in college, almost in an act of desperation, as I so badly wanted to feel my passion, my creativity, my inner desire to share and experience life fully, while releasing the clutter that was preventing me from opening up. From that day on I stepped onto my mat over […]

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A new beginning

When I first started thinking about writing this blog, I was about 3 months postpartum and at the heart of sleepless nights, full time nursing, cooking almost every night, just getting back into yoga and running, and yet feeling a little lost. I had all these emotions within me and for some reason, even with yoga and running, I did not feel like I was able to fully express the […]

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