Emotional Hygiene Is The New Clean

Emotional Hygiene is a term credited to the Dalai Lama, which encourages us to get emotions, like anger, frustration, and anxiety, under control. Negative thoughts or feelings, when packed on, feel like dirt that you just want to wash away. It makes you feel icky, emotionally uncomfortable, often to the point of distraction. On this […]

Dress for Who You Are

My mother studied couture in Paris before I was even born. So I grew up with an appreciation of fashion design and a love of fabrics, especially finely woven cotton and silk. When kids’ moms made them clothes, they used the standard tried and true Simplicity or Butterick patterns. Mine was made from Vogue and […]