Thoughts on self-care & why I eat standing up

Thoughts on self-care & why I eat standing up

Some days it feels like the needs of my children are incessant. From the moment my eyelids open into the 5am darkness to the moment their little bodies succumb to sleep, they NEED. They need love, snuggles, attention, comfort, and reassurance. They also need pancakes cut up just so, a cup of juice -no, I … Continue reading Thoughts on self-care & why I eat standing up

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The Bliss {and Blisters} of Nursing a Toddler

As difficult as nursing a toddler can sometimes be, there are moments of pure bliss. Like so many moments in motherhood, this one is filled with complex and contradictory emotions.

The Geeg turns 5

This past weekend was a big one for our little family. The Geeg (formerly known as Peaceful Baby) turned 5, and we had activities large and small to commemorate this occasion. Five felt like a significant birthday, almost as much as her first.  Leslie and I joked that it was also our 5-year parenting anniversary, … Continue reading The Geeg turns 5

Making & Mothering: My Podcast Interview + 10 Tips for Simplifying Motherhood

I recently had the pleasure of meeting one of my favorite bloggers and internet friends in real life.  It was sort of surreal looking at one another in the flesh after years of reading her blog!  We got to spend some time fondling a gorilla, slurping lattes, and talking about our respective mama-hoods and business … Continue reading Making & Mothering: My Podcast Interview + 10 Tips for Simplifying Motherhood

This Moment:: End of Summer

From Soule Mama: {this moment} - A Friday ritual. 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. Hope you have a wonderful Labor Day weekend full of your favorite Summer activities. Bring on Autumn and fall knitting, … Continue reading This Moment:: End of Summer