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Beach Baby Photos

Little Luna is growing up so fast. She’s now 4.5 months old and really getting into the beach lifestyle. She loves the ocean! Her skin is really fair, so I try to keep her covered up if we play at the beach midday. I found this super cute little full-body zip-up rashguard by SwimZip. It’s called “sassy surfer” which of course I find very appropriate. The hat is by IPlay.

During a retreat last month we had an Amiga who is an amazing photographer by the name of Abbey Moore. She shot these gorgeous photos of my girl and I playing at the beach. Check out her site via the link for more photos from our home in Nicaragua.beach baby with mama

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Luna Loves Baby Turtles

luna turtlesMy business Surf With Amigas is the proud sponsor of the Waves of Hope sea turtle project. In Nicaragua sea turtle eggs are collected for food. Poachers roam the beach at night looking for turtles coming ashore to lay eggs. In the morning, tracks lead poachers to a nest in the sand and the eggs are dug up to be consumed or sold. The people are poor, so rather than just telling poachers not to poach (which wouldn’t work), Waves of Hope buys the eggs at market value (about $1.25/dozen) and then re-buries them in our guarded hatchery. 45-57 days later, the eggs hatch, the turtles are collected and then released at sunset to give them the best chance of survival.

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Luna Goes to the Cove

When we planned to head back to Los Angeles for Christmas I was really excited to pull on a thick wetsuit and paddle out into the cold clear kelpy water. The beach is so hot in Nicaragua and I was looking forward to bundling up my little bundle and chilling along the Southern Californian coastline.

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