well, hi!

I’m Brit. I’m a mama, multi-passionate creative, and joy coach.

I love writing, dancing in the kitchen, AHA moments + Godwinks, taking notes from nature, and connecting people with rest, play, and ultimately, more joy.

Thank you for being here. Thank you for reading. I hope something inspires you!


This ‘whiplash’ is really a cha-cha

As I sat down and attempted to stretch my outer left fingers to their usual C-to-C keys, my thumb-restricted wrist brace held me back. Ughhhh, just add that to the long, lovely list of things I need to keep waiting…

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Don’t wait till it’s perfect

The following words are not for brain surgeons, bridge engineers, rocket scientists, wasabi farmers, tightrope walkers, seamstresses, Olympians, or anyone who’s cooking turkey. Because let’s face it:  There are things in this life that require…

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Delightfully messy joy

Lessons from Mamahood When my neighborhood magazine, Solterra Living, asked me to share my story of becoming a mama, I was so honored. But, wow, little did I know that it would take me six…

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Mama Be Present: Offbeat Picnic

Is breakfast with the kids feeling like Groundhog Day?Is lunch with no adult convo slowly crushing your soul?Does snack time feel like the same thing ALL the time? Well, then. You just might want to…

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Mama Be Present: Tiny Time Capsule

I still haven’t filled out that memory book or printed some photo books or started an email for JeeWoo. Not really sure why. (Time? Emotions? Toddler?) But I’d still like to document some things NOT…

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Mama be present

Are you a mom of a toddler? Are you seeking simple yet impactful ways to not only connect with your little one/s, but to slow down and connect more with yourself? Then, Mama Be Present is for you.

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