Losing a Friend in a Mass Shooting

Losing a Friend in a Mass Shooting

I will never forget the moment that I found out Marky had been shot down in the Thousand Oaks shooting.  My husband John had just gotten home from Sea. Thousand Oaks is his hometown and I was worried he may have lost someone. We turned on the news. Eleven victims. Five minutes before the news ended, they announced a 12th victim. An...
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Woman of Influence : Courtney Arnall

Woman of Influence : Courtney Arnall

The Sisterhood of the Sun is a commUnity of women, gathered virtually, physically and cosmically to embrace the ever shifting experience of being a woman this day in age. We keep our faces and our hearts toward the light, and in doing so, hold space for each other to SHINE!   As Mothersun continues to grow, and reach all the corners o...
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#ForMaverick :  A Story About Infant Loss and How Mother is Healing

#ForMaverick : A Story About Infant Loss and How Mother is Healing

Last year, I watched my friend grieve the greatest loss of her life as she said Good-bye to her angel baby Maverick.  It was literally a year ago when this happened.  This week on October 15, the world talked about Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Day  I think that the timing is now for my friend's Story to be published.  Tiare Barels, my s...
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The Mothersun Women Share Their Stories on Soul Mamma Podcast

The Mothersun Women Share Their Stories on Soul Mamma Podcast

My Co-Creatrice, Elise Kirkpatrick, and I had the honor to each sit down with Podcast Host Nicole de Leon to speak about single motherhood and how we have moved on from situations that no longer served us.  I am so excited to share these interviews. Mothersun and the Captain Interview :  From newly single mom to thriving business owner     Epi...
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santa barbara engagement photoshoot

Mothersun & the Captain Are Getting Married!

My Loves!  I have the honor of marrying my best friend and soulmate in exactly 2 months from today!  If you have been with me for the last few years, you know about my journey through new motherhood and into single motherhood, all while developing my newest business, Mothersun an the Captain.   My most recent venture has been settli...
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