Believe it or not, I am coming off one of the best summers of my life. No big trips, not much in the way of going out or dressing up or really anything Instagram-worthy other than cute kids. This year, the little things made a big impact.
Once upon a time, there lived a girl who loved to travel. Then she had children. The end.
Hey there, remember me? I used to write for this blog? The last post I worked on but never managed to finish was titled, “How do I… Read more “Tapping back in”
5:30 am: First alarm. 5:35: Second alarm. 5:40: Third alarm. My phone flashes a message I programmed: GET UP YOU ARE RUNNING LATE. I roll over and… Read more “A Day in the Life of a Working Mother: Emily”
I was born in the early 80’s, which was a very unfortunate time to be a person with flat hair. I wanted a perm SO BAD, and… Read more “Hair Chronicles”
Last weekend, I cleaned out my closet. I am a person who definitely revels in getting rid of things, and at the end of a purge like… Read more “Giving up on the old me”
Upstairs in my bedroom behind the always-open closet door sits one of my prized possessions. It is an art print on canvas of a mother nursing a… Read more “The day my PPD came full circle”
Fact: nine out of ten baby’s-first-birthday posts on social media make me roll my eyes so hard that I end up temporarily blind. You know what I’m… Read more “Confession of a Working Mother: I Hate the Baby Stage”
Dear Santa, Hi! How are you? I am fine. My name is Emily. I am 34 years old. I hope you will find our house. It’s the… Read more “A Mom’s Letter to Santa”
I am WRECKED. I wish I meant that in the sense of having been out drinking and being fabulous, but in reality, I’m a mom who has… Read more “Thanksgiving with kids is brutal”