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Posts tagged having it all


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Oct 2, 2014
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My Morning Routine (What’s Yours?)

My morning routine: After my sunrise yoga practice, I swish coconut oil around in my mouth for 30 minutes while holding plank pose and reading  The New York Times cover to cover. Then I wake my darlings with kisses and homemade organic green smoothies. 

How about you? How do you start your day?


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Oct 1, 2014
@ 1:31 pm
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I’m always this happy when I wash my face, too! 

I’m always this happy when I wash my face, too! 


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Sep 30, 2014
@ 4:01 pm
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Like Arianna Huffington and Kobe Bryant, sleep is essential to my phenomenal performance in all areas of my life - executive, lover, mother, champion for the downtrodden, role model, etcetera. 

Like Arianna Huffington and Kobe Bryant, sleep is essential to my phenomenal performance in all areas of my life - executive, lover, mother, champion for the downtrodden, role model, etcetera. 


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Sep 30, 2014
@ 1:01 pm
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This NYTimes photo gallery shows babies who learned to swim before they could crawl. (My own kids did Zumba, then swimming, then more Zumba.)

This NYTimes photo gallery shows babies who learned to swim before they could crawl. (My own kids did Zumba, then swimming, then more Zumba.)


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Sep 30, 2014
@ 11:54 am
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I am a girl with a keen interest in having it all.

— Lena Dunham


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Sep 26, 2014
@ 10:17 pm
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Roasting vegan marshmallows over the fire pit to celebrate the launch of our 3-year-old’s first book of poetry. The New Yorker said her work has a “childlike innocence.” 

Roasting vegan marshmallows over the fire pit to celebrate the launch of our 3-year-old’s first book of poetry. The New Yorker said her work has a “childlike innocence.” 


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Sep 15, 2014
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I invented pumpkin spice.


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Aug 9, 2014
@ 6:01 am
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Sunday means a trip to the farmer’s market, and no trip is complete without these fave farmer’s market essentials (clockwise from top left):
- Clare V. Matilda Canvas Tote ($198)- Brooklyn Kombucha Growler Bottle Sling ($12.50)- J. Crew Patterned Summer Straw Hat ($39.50)- Steven Alan Classic Shirtdress - Exclusive for Goop ($235)
With my kombucha for detoxing, a hat to keep those nasty UV rays off my porcelain skin, and a caj shirt dress to help me look farm chic, I’m ready to load up my tote with the earth’s (organic) bounty. 

Sunday means a trip to the farmer’s market, and no trip is complete without these fave farmer’s market essentials (clockwise from top left):

- Clare V. Matilda Canvas Tote ($198)
- Brooklyn Kombucha Growler Bottle Sling ($12.50)
J. Crew Patterned Summer Straw Hat ($39.50)
Steven Alan Classic Shirtdress - Exclusive for Goop ($235)

With my kombucha for detoxing, a hat to keep those nasty UV rays off my porcelain skin, and a caj shirt dress to help me look farm chic, I’m ready to load up my tote with the earth’s (organic) bounty. 


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Aug 8, 2014
@ 10:23 am
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Teaching my daughter iambic pentameter while we make dandelion necklaces. 
Photo by Santi on Flickr

Teaching my daughter iambic pentameter while we make dandelion necklaces. 

Photo by Santi on Flickr


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Aug 4, 2014
@ 3:32 pm
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Rode 30 miles this morning wearing these old favorites.

Rode 30 miles this morning wearing these old favorites.