Home Business: Keep Collective

By | March 31st, 2017|Fashion, Fashion, Featured Guests, Reviews|

Last month I was inspired to write about Mom Fashion and featured my good friend Silke Bump. Her simple style is all about comfort and flexibility, and she loves to spice up an [...]

20 Kid Friendly Activities on Oahu

By | December 9th, 2016|Seasonal, Travel|

Our kids are almost 7 and 8 so we are always on the lookout for places to take them. The easiest thing now that they're older is to get them [...]

The Overcommitted Family

By | September 21st, 2016|Foundations, Parenting|

My Google calendar has this cool little feature where I can create categories within a calendar and color code different events. It's fun, pretty, and fills up the white spaces of my [...]

Losing Myself: How One Working Mom Finally Came Home

By | September 1st, 2016|Marriage, Parenting, Self Evaluation|

This post is over a year and a half in the making. I've had some time to live through cycles of emotions and new perspectives, and will continue to learn. But after [...]

Be Who You Needed When You Were Younger

By | August 23rd, 2016|Community, Self Evaluation|

I've always been a pretty independent person. I take initiative to find resources and solutions to problems without much guidance, I'll sit in a diner or coffee shop by myself and just read, [...]

What A Difference A Dad Makes

By | June 20th, 2016|Parenting, Seasonal|

Growing up, I played a lot of softball. We were at the community field most nights of the week for practice or games. My dad was a firm believer in keeping [...]

4 Principles of Living in Community – Part 2

By | May 9th, 2016|Community|

Building a new community is no easy feat. The roads are bumpy and people are difficult to read at times. In Part 1, we looked at how to find the "right" people [...]

5 Kinds of People You Will Meet in Life

By | May 6th, 2016|Self Evaluation|

Whether we want to admit it or not, we are influenced by the people around us, and more specifically, the people whom we allow to take up significant pieces of our [...]

4 Principles of Living in Community – Part 1

By | August 14th, 2015|Community|

Living on an island, friendships are not as constant as one may find in a smaller hometown situation where generations stay and settle for decades on end. Here on Oahu, we've [...]

Community – The People Who Shape Us

By | August 14th, 2015|Self Evaluation|

As a wife and a mother, I have experienced the need for community in many seasons of life, and I continue to work toward healthy relationships for myself, and my family. I [...]