I think I can write a whole book about my hurt feelings from dinners that have been rejected by my family. I have handled all other aspects of motherhood quite well I think including but not limited to - running on 2 hours of sleep for longer than any human should, a messy home, bottomless… Continue reading Motherhood & Rejected Dinners
Just a few days ago I was complaining to my friend Dottie about all the "graduation" photos I kept seeing on my social media feed of young kids going on to Kindergarten, or whatever their next elementary school-grade might happen to be. I mean, yes they are cute, but isn't the cap and gown, and… Continue reading Buzz Kill: Graduation Photos
Summer vacation is upon us. And if your plans include road trips and travels with your family, I am excited to share this guest post by Eloise Rowley. Although podcasts were initially created in the early 2000s, with the invention of the iPhone, the medium didn’t have the mainstream audience it has now until 2014.… Continue reading Best Podcasts Moms Can Listen to During Long-Haul Travels
It was my 12th wedding anniversary a few days ago. The doorbell rang around 10ish that morning and - thanks to my very thoughtful husband who understands me on a level that no one else can - the flower guy delivered one of the biggest flower arrangements I have ever seen outside of fancy weddings.… Continue reading Do Something Nice for Someone: tiny flower and herb arrangements
Taking pictures is easy. Sorting, editing, saving, uploading, and finally, sharing, is the hard part. Amiright? To be honest, these photos from our trip to Barcelona this past April have been ready for publishing for many days. It's just that every time I tried to push the button, the timing felt wrong. In the aftermath… Continue reading Photos from Barcelona, Spain
Should you be an avid reader of travel books, magazines, and blogs, a sentiment that is often shared about Madrid is that it's a good pass through city. Centrally located, well connected, it's where you go to go somewhere else. Personally, I've found this advice rather wrong. With it's brilliant outdoor parks, food markets (yes,… Continue reading Photos from Madrid, Spain.