Sober in Vegas: Saying No…So I Can Say Yes

Lately my feelings have been all over the place. Change in weather, getting ready for the holidays, getting ready for our daughter's first birthday. Reflecting on the past few months of so many things going on--the art show, events, travel, family obligations, work obligations. And I've been taking an emotional and spiritual temperature check. One … Continue reading Sober in Vegas: Saying No…So I Can Say Yes

Sober in Vegas: Sober Mamas talk on The Compass Podcast

Recently I had something special happen--I got to record thoughts on being sober and becoming a mother with one of my oldest friends. My friend Leah hosts The Compass Podcast, a show dedicated to talking with creatives about navigating the waters between art and commerce, and what they do when they feel themselves going to the … Continue reading Sober in Vegas: Sober Mamas talk on The Compass Podcast

Sober in Vegas: Bristlecone Pine Loop & Hiking with a baby

Fall is here! Fall is here! And it lasts about 4 weeks in Vegas...sometimes less. So you're maybe wondering how do I get out there and enjoy autumn in Vegas? Look no further than the Bristlecone Pine Loop! This trail offers scenic views, changing colors of the leaves, and varied terrain. About an hour outside … Continue reading Sober in Vegas: Bristlecone Pine Loop & Hiking with a baby

Sober in Vegas: The Bold Type

Confession. I love TV. Specifically...I love TV that centers around young women 'living their best lives.' Even more specifically...I love TV that centers around young women 'living their best lives' in NYC. Ugly Betty, Sex and the City, The Mindy Project, The B in Apartment 23, Younger, Broad City, Living Single, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Friends, Felicity, … Continue reading Sober in Vegas: The Bold Type

Sober in Vegas: What I want to tell my daughter about alcohol

In honor of my first mother's day as an actual mother, I've been thinking about the conversation I'll have with my little one when she gets older about alcohol. As I've said before--this is based on my experience. I have many friends who are able to moderate their alcohol consumption and/or it doesn't have a … Continue reading Sober in Vegas: What I want to tell my daughter about alcohol

Sober in Vegas: In defense of smaller outdoor spaces

National Park Week at the end of April had me thinking about our outdoor spaces. My parents met working together at Yosemite, and the rest is family history. Summers were spent exploring and camping at many tourist destination National Parks. Even today, much of our vacation planning is centered around NP visitations. However, since baby … Continue reading Sober in Vegas: In defense of smaller outdoor spaces