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Sunday, April 5, 2020

Hello! We're another week into our quarantine, bringing it up to three weeks now. How are you holding up?

I have been through all the stages of grief and reached an acceptance that this is the new normal for now. I hesitate to write it because I know so many people and...

Thursday, March 26, 2020

How are you doing?

We are two weeks into our quarantine now. I am much less anxious than I was last week but do still have bouts of worry. I am willing myself to be more disciplined and minimize the late-night Googling, which benefits no one, and trying instead to prior...

Thursday, March 19, 2020

I have cried. I have prayed. I have stockpiled. I have gotten yelled at at the grocery store for "taking all the food." I have stayed up way too late too many nights in a row anxiously glued to news articles. I have been surprised at how normal our daily lives still ar...

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

I admittedly have a limited knowledge of meditation, outside of what I learned during yoga teacher training eons ago. At least at this current phase of my life, I am not a meditator.

But my understanding of its basic principle is that by practicing stillness, stillness...

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Alice Elizabeth

December 14, 2019


7lb 14oz

She is perfection and we are so grateful and relieved that she's here. Our sweet little caboose. 

My friend Anne came to snap some photos of our family just a few days before Christmas.

Eight days old! My sleepiest baby.


Thursday, November 14, 2019

Checking in with some of the latest soundbites from around here!


"Mommy when you lived in the olden days did Pop use a stone hammer?"

"Why are you more of a boss than Daddy because you tell everyone what to do and Daddy just lets us do our own thing?"

"When will al...

Friday, November 1, 2019

Who needs to hack Halloween, you ask? When in prior years you've been known as the Grinch of Halloween (me), you (I) need a few tricks up your (my) sleeve to get through. I'm pleasantly surprised to report that we all had a wonderful Halloween, and I wasn't grinchy at...

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

I'm sure I've talked about "What's saving your life right now?" before, but it was on my mind this morning, one of those CRAZY mornings that found me nearly three hours into constant motion and commotion before I could as much as run a brush through my hair or brush my...

Monday, October 28, 2019

The baby countdown is on, and we’re in the homestretch over here! Finishing up all the baby tasks, and I’ve turned my attention to Christmas.

Since we’ve been married, I have always been one to send out our Christmas cards early—I typically order them in October, stuff...

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Life lately is...

*Enjoying fall! The best season of them all. We've been savoring Eloise's days off and I don't think twice about keeping Mimi home on those days (since their days off never seem to coincide...) so we can have family time. It's been a treat to have Nick...

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