Something Lost

Somehow, I thought I'd have more time as a full-time mom than I did as a full-time employee. I don't know why I thought that. The only time I have is at night when both babies are sleeping - which translates into time that I'm not sleeping. It's always a trade-off, and there is always … Continue reading Something Lost

Parenting Expectation vs. Reality #1

So... this happened today when my mom came over to help me with my 3-month-old twins: Me: We've had to move tummy time from the yoga mat to the couch because I haven't had a chance to clean the floor. Mom: Didn't you say a few months ago that you were thinking about getting a … Continue reading Parenting Expectation vs. Reality #1

Finding Silver Linings: Belated Thanksgiving Post

2020 has been a dumpster fire of a year in so many ways, but even in the midst of a pandemic, political upheavals, and societal reckonings, life moves forward. At times, this year has seemed overwhelming, surreal, and devastating; and while it's easy to lose sight of the positive, I still have a lot to … Continue reading Finding Silver Linings: Belated Thanksgiving Post

January Project Updates: Whatever Happened to 2018?

So… It’s been a minute.  A short hiatus from blogging stretched and expanded until suddenly an entire year has slipped by.  There were a few factors within my control (priorities), and a few factors beyond my control (chaos at work) – but as the calendar has circled back to January and I started thinking about … Continue reading January Project Updates: Whatever Happened to 2018?

December Project Updates: I’m Back?

Monthly Project Updates are a series I began to hold myself accountable for finishing the many projects I start–and to document the ups and downs I encounter along the way. Let me explain something that happened last month: a project that started as one thing transformed into something completely different and unexpected, and I’ve been questioning … Continue reading December Project Updates: I’m Back?

September Project Updates: Super Speedy Quick Edition!

Monthly Project Updates are a series I began to hold myself accountable for finishing the many projects I start–and to document the ups and downs I encounter along the way. I’m not going to lie—it’s been genuinely hard keeping up with blogging recently, and once again I’ve let weeks slip by without an update.  I miss … Continue reading September Project Updates: Super Speedy Quick Edition!

August Project Updates

 Monthly Project Updates are a series I began to hold myself accountable for finishing the many projects I start–and to document the ups and downs I encounter along the way. Hello!  I’ve been MIA for awhile… life has been busy.  (Mostly good busy!)  Weekends have been full of barbecues, brunches, and house hunting.  Weeks have been … Continue reading August Project Updates