Weekend Recap – Hula Hoops and Baths

Happy Monday! I hope you had a wonderful weekend. Mine was spent outdoors at my town’s annual Arts Fest. They had lots of kids activities around art and different cultures. M loved coloring, making music, and playing with the hula

Hitting the Road

Sorry I haven’t followed up regarding the bombshell news I am moving back to Iowa. It’s been busy!┬áIn the last two weeks I have finished up my job, closed on my house, packed the moving truck, drove to Iowa with

Waiting for Shattered Glass

Last night, I drafted the following letter to my toddler. Since she’s too young to remember, I want her to someday understand the significance of this moment in history.   Dear Maddie, My heart is aching. Beyond the obvious political


On most days I feel much better and believe my postpartum depression has subsided. I’ve stopped going to therapy, but am still on the Sertraline for a little while longer. However, not every day is perfect and I have accepted


Mornings with a LO (little one) can be stressful! In fact, as I wrote this title my husband chortled and said, “Ohhhh mornings, huh????” He knows what I know. How the morning plays out dictates my day, though I hate