Clever Little Witch

October 19, 2016By auroraInsights No Comments

  Nature has a few things to tell us.   I’m ever a believer in nature, the earth provides for us, if we would just listen. Of course science is amazing and saves lives everyday, but that doesn’t mean that nature doesn’t still have something to teach us or heal us. So here are some of … Read More

I’m Sorry We Live Here

October 17, 2016By auroraInsights 1 Comment

  Embrace the mess. Somehow we have lost track of what is important; family, friends, love and peace. We get caught up in this strange sense of perfection. The perfect mom, significant other, friend, daughter, sister, crafter, baker, house cleaner, etc. It is an endless list of perfection. It is hard to compete with the … Read More

Life is a Journey. Not a Destination.

October 14, 2016By auroraInsights No Comments

  All you keep is your memories.   Life is full of judgment and insecurities that lead to this need to be perfect or at least be perceived as perfect. We strive to own giant houses, being thin, being pretty, being young, owning elite cars, pretty on-trend clothes, perfect kids, lovely christmas cards, handmade crafts, homemade … Read More

Pretty Hate

October 12, 2016By auroraInsights No Comments

  Discrimination hurts everyone.   There is so much discrimination in the world. We are constantly trying to rank each other as too who is best. Gay. Straight. Men. Women. Black. White. Brown. Fat. Thin. Old. Young. None of it makes us any better or worse than another, but for some strange reason humans fixate on … Read More

Parenting Other People’s Children

October 10, 2016By auroraInsights No Comments

  Sounds like a horror film! There is nothing more terrifying in mom-life than having to parent someone else’s child. Typically I play the role of “backup mom” aka support person. If that mom says no, I back them up. So that the children see a unified mom-ness. That is a force to reckon with! Or … Read More

Short Order Cook to a Toddler

October 5, 2016By auroraInsights No Comments

  I went to college . . . for this?   No seriously. I have a degree in Graphic Design and a certificate in Web Design, then I went to more school for Brand Design, and I am a trained Birth Doula, and yet here I find myself wearing an apron in the kitchen of my home as … Read More

Launch Day!

October 3, 2016By auroraInsights 1 Comment

  Mama’s Knight: A Cancer Story of Love I am so excited to announce that Mama’s Knight: A Cancer Story of Love officially publishes today! This amazing idea came to me in the middle of January 2016, about eight short months ago. I decided to take it upon myself to write and illustrate a children’s … Read More