The Third Ode to a Mother’s Mourning

In a few weeks, I will return to work full time after having our third daughter. I’ve been lucky enough to have a 16 week parental leave with full pay which has allowed me to work a little bit the last month or so and to get everyone as ready as we’ll ever be for…

Reclaiming Beauty at Home

At the beginning of this year I really set out to try and reclaim some of the sanity in my life. Honestly, like most mothers can attest to, life with two working parents and two small children can be so darn chaotic and just down right exhausting and it’s hard to thrive when you’re just…

Book Club

I just finished the Coffee and Crumbs podcast about Motherhood and Loneliness and I think most moms can relate to the loneliness and isolation of having children. It’s certainly taken me some time not to feel lonely, and I’m sure another season of loneliness could present itself in my future. I definitely see that as…

8 Favorites for Efficiency

I have always known that I’m a bit of a perfectionist but its not until recently that this was made glaringly obvious in a discussion with friends that I’m kind of an extreme perfectionist. While I knew this growing up, life with kids became a messy life and I thought I’d “gotten better” about this,…

Fifteen Minute Fashion

It takes me about 15 minutes to get myself ready in the morning before work. Let me break that down, 15 minutes for makeup, hair and outfit. (I shower most evenings.) As a working mom, I don’t get that much time with my kids in the day and my favorite part of the day is…