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Breaking down the walls to connect us as a community, here we talk about everything design and how that shapes us on the inside.

Mama Diaries
Mama Diaries: What Cancer Does to a Mother
Oct 23 2017 0 Comments 1

Mama Diaries: What Cancer Does to a Mother

This week's mama diary is a resubmission from a warrior mama who found a lump in her breast while her second child was only 7 months. She battled with herself knowing she had to stop breastfeeding and move onto formula - not that...

Mama Diaries
Mama Diaries: #MeToo
Oct 16 2017 0 Comments 0

Mama Diaries: #MeToo

With the recent social media movement of standing up against predatory behaviour, we decided to put our cancer diary on hold this week and insert this one that just came in. It's way too important not to share. Hoping this...

Mama Diaries
Mama Diaries: Faith in Me
Oct 03 2017 0 Comments 0

Mama Diaries: Faith in Me

As we enter Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we'd like to repost one of the most heartfelt diary entry of a mama who had gone through cancer, twice. It is something that had touched many hearts in the past and felt it would be a...

Mama Diaries
Mama Diaries: Loneliness
Sep 25 2017 2 Comments 1

Mama Diaries: Loneliness

This week’s Mama Diary is from Anna Maria. Originally from Poland, this mama of two has now set roots in Boston. When we first connected, I was already blown away from the honesty in her blogs. So, we concluded that we would...

Mama Diaries
Mama Diaries: I See You
Sep 18 2017 1 Comment 0

Mama Diaries: I See You

From one mother to another, sometimes we just need someone to see our struggles. This week's mama diary is from Agatha Kerkhoff of Martina's. Agatha shared her struggle with PPD in her blog several months back (you can read it...

Community
One More Day
Sep 13 2017 0 Comments 0

One More Day

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. Mahatma Gandhi   What we do for others, we truly do for ourselves. Last June, a group of women and small businesses came together to put...

Design Projects
Purposeful Nursery
Sep 06 2017 2 Comments 0

Purposeful Nursery

More than just a nursery.  One of the most exciting things about being a first time parent is planning the baby’s room. Putting together what will be (essentially) the sanctuary of your first-born child. Getting a project...

Mind Designs
The Art of Functional Design
Aug 29 2017 9 Comments 0

The Art of Functional Design

The Art of Functional Design: The Wonder Years (image via Instagram @nr13b) Ever wonder why you’re more attracted to certain designs than others? Or if certain things placed in a specific way will make you do a double...