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familia o'halloran
Atlanta-area, Georgia
Pierre and Chelsea O'Halloran raise their five children in the urban South, keep a year-round edibles garden, a dog, a cat and a bunny. Chelsea teaches yoga to kids of all ages, gives family yoga demos, and offers private yoga and pilates instruction. Pierre works long hours as a dolly grip in Atlanta's film industry.
Interests: inspired by nature, music, yoga, stories, dance, athletics, community, connection. we endeavor to be courageous, nice people.
Recent Activity
This post is written by my friend and fellow Grounded teacher, Sedef Dion. Does teaching yoga to little ones matter? read on... “How is meeting President Obama related to what you have been learning in Yoga? “ These kids are 3 and 4 years old and their answers blew my mind, put a smile on my face and no doubt melted my heart. These are some of their responses. “He is tall and strong like a mountain.”... Continue reading
Reblogged Feb 26, 2013 at Inhale to Prepare
oh urban cemetary wild and free are you pleased we've come to play even on this cold, wet day? Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2013 at Inhale to Prepare
thanks garance doré for sharing. Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2013 at Inhale to Prepare
familia o'halloran is now following Craig Goodwin
Nov 28, 2012
fall. how we love your changes. Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2012 at Inhale to Prepare
familia o'halloran is now following John Kortum
Aug 28, 2012
mr. O 1997 we sat under an old thorn-tree and talked away the night, told all that had been said or done since first we saw the light. and when we talked of growing up knew that we'd halved a soul and fell the one in t'other's arms that we might make it whole... w.b.yeats Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2012 at Inhale to Prepare
5 September 1998 that summer before we were wed i played a certain cassette tape over and over. my friend Danielle recorded it, a tether for my young wild love, with Aretha Franklin's Love Songs on one side and Songs of Leonard Cohen on the other. pretty sure i wore it out. i wanna be what he wants when he wants it and whenever he needs it. when it comes to feeling love starved i'll be there... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2012 at Inhale to Prepare
familia o'halloran is now following Marisa Anne
Jul 5, 2012
i am and always have been a huge fan of mr. r. even when the other kids thought he was lame. my brother thought mr. r. was lame. motivated to be well-liked, it mattered-- a lot-- to me what other kids thought. but when it came to mr. r i didn't care. and i think i took a fair amount of shit for for liking a "baby show." unfazed, i sat in front of the set, rapt,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2012 at Inhale to Prepare
when i was little my mother moved at a frenetic pace. she was a woman of her time, that is to say, influenced by feminism and eager to prove herself strong, worthy, competant. she raced and chased and siezed; she went after what she wanted for us (expensive early education, lessons and clubs and enrichment opportunities in every free moment). and just when the racing and chasing was making us all dizzy, my mother could stop it... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2012 at Inhale to Prepare
just posted on craigslist: household help sought for family of seven in decatur. or almost-the-Brady Bunch seeking part-time-Alice. once upon a time, we had it down-- i think. . . at least some of the time there was order and cleanliness, beautifully prepared organic food, hand crafted awesomeness, cuddles and book reading and picnics. and then sometime during the 5th baby’s 1st year the balance majorly shifted. if there are going to be cuddles and book reading... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2012 at Inhale to Prepare
. . . are fiery. sweet spring, i love you so. how your bursting playful side flirts with us. My entry to win a free Canon 5D Mk III via @CameraBag 2 ( #cb2giveaway Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2012 at Inhale to Prepare
familia o'halloran is now following Suburban Homestead
Apr 3, 2012
i love this article and have come back to it many times since i first read it. we may not be loving every minute of it, but when we are grounded, we know that even the most difficult parenting moments will pass. can we make choices in the most difficult moments that are aligned with our highest knowing-- even if they're not celestial choices, they can be simple, effective ways of getting through tough times that we... Continue reading
Reblogged Mar 11, 2012 at Inhale to Prepare
a friday ritual (a little late). thanks for the photo, Paige! Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2012 at Inhale to Prepare
Toggle Commented Mar 2, 2012 on beautiful dress giveaway at tiny happy
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love Quince. beautiful.
Toggle Commented Feb 25, 2012 on SouleMama Sponsor ~ Quince & Co. ~ at SouleMama
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familia o'halloran is now following julianna smith
Feb 17, 2012
a friday ritual shared with Soulemama, "A single photo - no words - capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember." Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2012 at Inhale to Prepare