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Keep the Spark Alive

So excited to share with you guys something that has been a year in the making! Last year my schedule just wasn’t lining up so I couldn’t participate but I am so glad Kristel didn’t give up on me. And honestly, I feel like I have so much more to say on the topic this year than I ever would have in the past. And that’s saying a lot considering we’ve been together since high school!Kristel runs the site Wife Complex and then this yearly conference called Keep the Spark Alive. All for women and men who are striving to … Read more

glasses for kids [giveaway!]

Jonas Paul Eyewear

Brought to you by Jonas Paul Eyewear. Jonas Paul Eyewear makes the most darling spectacles and shades for children and we’ll be giving away a frame of your choice to TWO winners! But first, we couldn’t share Jonas Paul’s story without sharing a little bit about the company’s namesake, little Jonas himself: Story Behind Jonas Paul Eyewear from sprout: visual storytelling on Vimeo. These specs are stylish and sturdy and the passion and heart behind the company, two parents, is what made us fall in love with these little frames.  Since our boys don’t wear glasses (yet!) we wanted to … Read more

Autism Awareness Month

We’re so honored to have Luke and his mom Keisha for today’s Meet a Small Fry. April marks “Autism Awareness Month” and it is a diagnosis that effects 1 in 68 children now. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention didn’t start really tracking Autism until the early 2000s, and since then numbers have increased by leaps and bounds. Now, we don’t have any answers, we wish we did, but we are so appreciative of Keisha to shed the light on her experience with Luke and her thoughts on early diagnosis. “Autism. One word that changed me as a mother, … Read more

meet a small fry: hattie

meet a small fry

We’ve been itching to feature Miss Hattie as our “Meet a Small Fry” for months, but we worried our words couldn’t adequately do her justice, luckily a picture is worth a thousand! Daughter of Susan Petersen, creator of the Leather Moccasin phenomenon known as Freshly Picked, Hattie is a firecracker filled with sass, cheekiness, and intelligence. She loves to perform (catch her in action in our Valentine’s Day film here) and delights in sharing her passion for singing and dancing. Wickedly smart, sweetly sensitive, and hilarious to a fault, we often tell Hattie she should have her own TV show. Small … Read more