How to design a child’s room to promote energy flow and relaxation

Lately, I’ve been thinking about designing to serve a greater purpose than simply making things look pretty and creating a calming atmosphere has been at the forefront. My motivation for this is my 9 year old gal, Annabelle. She tends to get anxious and has trouble sleeping so I’ve decided that her room needs some […]

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Camping Hammock

  Happy Thanksgiving! We spent the weekend at our family ski chalet, hiking (a little bit), eating, drinking, and, of course relaxing. It was perfect. I was invited by Pouch Couch to try out their camping hammock, so I decided to pack it up and bring along with me to test it out. Here’s my […]

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camping with kids

Our camping trip from Labor Day weekend 2017. This is my reminder that camping trips with kids can be fun and get so much easier as they get older! This year, I’m bringing along a new addition, a pouch couch and the kids are loving it so far. It’s for them, but I am seeing myself  […]

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eclectic kid’s bedroom

                    When it comes to design style, I’ve always been drawn to an eclectic mix that feels comfortable, including antiques, chipping paint, soft colors and mixed patterns. As I’ve mentioned in previous blogs posts like this one , the wheels in my head are constantly spinning and […]

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10 cool space-themed bedroom ideas

by vanessa gillis My kids’ bedrooms have always been a thorn in my side. For whatever reason, I can’t seem to get it right. I’ve pinned a million images and have an idea in my head, but I can never seem to pull it all together. I know, first world problems…Part of the reason I […]

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10 big girl bedroom decor ideas

I did it. I sold the crib. I didn’t really think about it as I was going through the process of trying to sell it, but as I helped the soon-to-be parents load each piece of baby memories onto the back of their truck, I felt tears start to bubble up. We’ve had that crib […]

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Honestly speaking: little ones and body image

   My Belle showing off her meditation pose As a person who has struggled with self esteem and body image from a young age, it is something I often wonder and worry about for my children. I mainly focus on Belle right now who is an impressionable and often anxious little 7 year old. I […]

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