“Are you ready for this?”, He said to me. “Are you ready to have a black child in America? Are you ready to have people not like your kids because of who they are? Are you ready to take that on? Because THIS is a lifelong battle.” ****HUGE DEEP BREATH*** I knew it might not … Continue reading Being a Mom of Black Children in America.
May is a trifecta…. For my husband… Let me explain, My son’s birthday, my birthday, and mother’s day are all one week apart. As he described it (with a slightly terrified look in his eye), he has to be “on” for 3 weeks in a row. I guess we didn’t plan that one out very … Continue reading Gift Ideas For The Health Conscious Momma
My Baby is 3. He doesn’t feel like 3 to me, he feels like my little baby boy that I swaddle, snuggle, and rock to sleep. I don’t do that-rock him to sleep anymore-but I crave that time in our lives again. It’s so weird to have your kid grow. I feel like the minutes … Continue reading My Birth Story-Ezekiel is 3!
Quarantine Day #4,279 Not really, but you get the idea. This has all been a blur to be honest. The days all blend together and I’m not really sure when the last time I put real people clothes on was. And, I have to be honest… I’m actually really enjoying this, and enjoying myself, and … Continue reading How I Am Spending My Time During Quarantine
I’m pretty sure I came out of the womb in sweatpants. Like, no joke. They were meant for me and I was meant for them. And, if I wasn’t born in Idaho then I most likely would have been born in Scandinavia…because, well, hygge. You’ve heard of that, right? If you’ve spent any amount of … Continue reading My Hygge Habits
I went to target yesterday, mostly because I was starting to feel the communal panic of this COVID-19 virus and also because I go to target 8 out of the 7 days a week;). I found myself in the cleaning section and had a rapid fire conversation in my head about how everything must get … Continue reading How to Put Those Oils to Work.
Times they are a-changing in the Knight household. And you know what? I’m totally digging it..kind of… We started co-sleeping when Ella was about 3 months. She slept better near me which meant that I slept better, and it was a win-win. Plus, breastfeeding is exhausting in the middle of the night. As she got … Continue reading Integrating Oils Into Your Kiddos Bedtime Routine
As soon as I choose to see the light in the dark corners, I redirect my power to what I want.Gabby Bernstein Have you ever binge watched a series and noticed that there are episodes that are somewhat uneventful but totally necessary to move the story along? I feel like that is how 2019 was … Continue reading My 21 Day Melissa Practice
I hit a wall. Not literally, although it felt that way. This past year I have really wanted to share everything with you. I have wanted to be consistent with my blog posts, master the Instagram game, bring you an abundance of information, and do it all well . I forgot a minor detail; I … Continue reading Dance and Love & Dance Again
While Target and Walmart (and just about everyone else) is busy adding essential oils to their shelves and order forms, there is a real (and deep-hello three wise men) history with essential oils. I know they are trendy right now, I know your sisters Aunt-in-law is trying to sell them to you, and I know … Continue reading The History of Essential Oils