Growing Up

Oh my. Maggie is growing up so fast. Almost 14 months.                 As you can see, we had a lot of fun on our Valentine’s Day photo shoot. My girl is getting so big! She’s a real, live toddler now. As evidenced by my purchase of “What to … More Growing Up

7 Quick Takes Friday

7. Friends. It’s my birthday! Well, on Saturday it’s my birthday. Oh Robert. Oh my. I’ll just try to remember you as Cedric Diggory. 6. I’m turning…28! Late twenties, I knew we would meet eventually. I had hoped it wouldn’t be so soon. It’s a true story. I was looking at my high school and … More 7 Quick Takes Friday

Finding Mommy Style

I need them. I’ve been a mom now for just over a year, and it’s been a tough year in a lot of ways. Perhaps most visible in my style. Which has looked something like this: 1-3 months postpartum: pajamas any time of day. Velour sweats when I leave the house. 1 maternity dress that … More Finding Mommy Style

Real Love

It’s like a slap in the face, the stark reality of the poet’s words. It’s the most tragic, the most truly romantic poem I’ve read. It’s love. Not the toothless love of Valentine’s Day. The severe mercy of real love. The kind of love that will save the world. Quarantine In the worst hour of … More Real Love