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Author Archive | Sarah Knutson


Breaking Through the Fog of Modern Motherhood

The fog of pregnancy does not go away at birth. I’d argue that it only truly begins at birth. Thankfully though, 18 months into life with two kids and four-and-a-half years into motherhood, the fog has finally begun to lift, and I can more clearly see my priorities. A Modern Problem? Moms have smoothly handled far more than […]

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Traditions To-Go: Celebrating Christmas on the Road

We need to get creative with Christmas traditions because, most likely, my children will never celebrate Christmas Day at home. With family scattered around California and Oklahoma, with grandparents, extended family, and friends-that-are-family scattered across the miles, we must create some pieces for my children to hold onto as they get older. When my husband and I […]

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Escaping Thanksgiving {Our Favorite Family Tradition at the Sonoma Coast}

Some families spend the snowy season in Tahoe, and we spend the rainy season on the Sonoma Coast. We leave November through February as blank as we can. We plan our budgets around vacation rentals and our day trips around nap time. Our son refers to it as, “Going to hiking” and asks approximately 42 times on the […]

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