To my sweet baby T, on the day after your first birthday

We spent yesterday celebrating you. One year and two days ago I wrote you a letter, full of all my questions and dreams and emotions the night before I met you. Then you were here. You arrived with little fuss, and snuggled right into the hollow of my neck. I held you there for hours, … More To my sweet baby T, on the day after your first birthday

DIY Princess Outfits for Disney World: When you need a comfy alternative to itchy polyester

The countdown is on. We leave for Walt Disney World this Friday!! We had no plans to visit again so soon after our last trip (only a year and a half ago) but grandparents, super cheap accommodations, free transportation, discount plane tickets, and C still getting into the parks for free added up to an … More DIY Princess Outfits for Disney World: When you need a comfy alternative to itchy polyester

Year End Round-Up

Happy 2015! I’ve taken a break from blogging for the past four weeks, sort of accidentally. I mean I thought about posting my Christmas decorations or a reflection on Advent or the baby gender reveal, but in the end I was too busy living the moments to write about them. My parents parked their fifth … More Year End Round-Up

Christmas Book Advent: My new favorite Christmas tradition

I’m a fairly very structured person who thrives on routine and schedules, so naturally I love all the Christmas traditions that are the same from year to year. In fact sharing my favorite childhood Christmas traditions with Charlotte is one of my favorite parts of motherhood. But I have added this new tradition to our … More Christmas Book Advent: My new favorite Christmas tradition

Mommy lesson 64: Life never really gets any easier, and that’s ok

You may have noticed that it’s been a while since I published a post. If you haven’t noticed that’s really ok, in fact it’s kind of a relief. But I’ve noticed. I thought it was because I just didn’t have much to say that was interesting or relevant. Then whenever I tried to formulate an … More Mommy lesson 64: Life never really gets any easier, and that’s ok