First Foods

food freedom in motherhood


  • 3 Thanksgiving Reminders

    3 Thanksgiving Reminders

    Happy Thanksgiving! I’m looking forward to enjoying that yummy meal as always, but I’ve been thinking about how hard this holiday was when I was first healing my relationship with food. I also know how hard this week is for some of my clients who are doing just that. Not only is the day focused… Read more

  • 5 thoughts

    5 thoughts

    I love reading blogs that give me a peak into the writer’s life, so that’s what I’ve got for you here! Here are 5 things I’ve been thinking about lately: 1. My bad body image days are often rooted in a lie I’m believing I’m not immune to negative body image thoughts. I’ve worked really… Read more

  • How to Raise an Adventurous Eater

    How to Raise an Adventurous Eater

    If you were to zoom out and picture your child eating a meal in 10 years, what is it that you want them to be good at? I know, a weird question. Maybe you’re simply focused on getting them to eat the food you made for dinner tonight, or to just stop being so obsessed… Read more

  • My Decision to Stay at Home

    My Decision to Stay at Home

    It’s been about a month since I transitioned to stay-at-home mom, so I finally feel ready to share more about why we made that leap of faith. First, a little background! Motherhood I became a mom in 2019. At the time we were newlyweds and I was still in grad school. I did a combined… Read more

  • Is Emotional Eating Bad?

    Is Emotional Eating Bad?

    Otis This last Friday, our family unexpectedly lost our family dog, Otis. Otis was a black lab and we sometimes called him ‘Otisaurous’ because he was so big! He had these giant big flappy ears and massive paws. Trevor and I had talked about getting a dog, but to me it was very hypothetical. To… Read more

  • A Day of Eating (working at the clinic)

    A Day of Eating (working at the clinic)

    I worked a shift at the cancer clinic this week, and I thought it would be fun to take you along and walk through the ‘why’ behind my food and movement choices during the day. Back when I was first learning about intuitive eating, I found it so helpful to read about how others were… Read more