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When we first started trying for a baby, one of the first things I did was rethink the products I was using on my body and in my home.  In my research around improving my fertility, I learned that chemicals and toxins in so many of the products we use every day negatively impact our […]

Favorite Clean Products for Beauty & Home

Favorite Clean Products for Beauty and Home

Yes, that’s right – YouTube is finally back! I’m so happy I was able to make this happen while I was (am?) still pregnant. I’m guessing it’s this pre-labor energy rush I’ve been experiencing the past couple weeks I have to thank for that! You might have noticed that I’ve rebranded my channel under my personal […]

Return to YouTube

  Below is a personal essay that is typically only available to subscribers of The Column. I wanted to share this one with you as it’s very special to me. I hope you enjoy.   June 10th, 2021 Every year my husband Jared asks if I want to do something special to celebrate my dead […]

Becoming a Parent Without Your Own

A Dutch baby, or Dutch pancake, is one of the simplest things in the world to make, and for that I find it so satisfying. Here I’ve used apricots, but you can use virtually any fruit, depending on the season. The traditional Dutch way is with sautéed apples and cinnamon, which is so nice in […]

Apricot “Dutch Baby” Pancake

Apricot Dutch Baby Pancake

“If you ask your body, is there another feeling underneath this exhaustion? Could it be grief?” my therapist asks me.  We ask my body because it knows the truth; the mind has a habit of getting in the way. “It says… Maybe,” I respond.  Something inside of me immediately wants to answer yes, if I […]

The Medicine: Work, Worthiness, and the Liminal Space

This is a personal essay detailing our move from Brooklyn to Hudson Valley, full of many twists and turns – from navigating my mother’s death to letting go of businesses to creating a new life. A pandemic tale of resilience, adaptability, and leaning into the unknown.  To gain access to this essay along with all […]

Country Life: Moving from Brooklyn to Hudson Valley

My husband has nicknamed this tea my magic potion, or witches’ brew. That’s because it’s an infusion tea, made with dried herbs that I store in jars and allow to rest overnight, and I don’t disagree that the process of making it doesn’t look (and feel!) a little magical. I’ve been dabbling in herbalism since […]

Nourishing Pregnancy Tea: Red Raspberry & Nettle Leaf

Nourishing Pregnancy Tea

This is a personal essay sharing my journey to conception, from the decision to start trying at the beginning of the pandemic all the way to the moment I saw that positive double line on a stick. There was much to let go of, from my own expectations and the opinions of others to the […]

My Journey to Conception: Lessons in Letting Go

The decision to create a new life opens up one of the most exciting, rewarding, and sometimes challenging paths we will take in our lifetimes. I invite you to consider this the beginning of your own sacred journey, one that requires time, care, gentleness, and support. With an open heart and a curious mind, you […]

A Holistic Guide to Fertility & Preparing for Pregnancy

Holistic Fertility Tips

Staying active with exercise has been a godsend for me throughout my pregnancy. Even during my first 20-ish weeks when I felt horrible and struggled with nausea all day everyday, I would somehow make it to my mat nearly every afternoon. After feeling like a useless blob all day, it was the only thing that […]

Current (Pregnancy-Friendly) Exercise Routine

Pregnancy-Friendly Pilates & Low-Impact Exercises