A Message to My Daughters about their Bodies

Today my babies are small. Soft doughy thighs and beautiful round bellies. Running through the house with their shirts tucked under their chins screaming “Lala!” (Lucy’s word for belly). Their tummies pushed out with blissful pride. Today, they are enough. Strong and joyful and satisfied. Secure in their space in the world. All twenty-eight and [...]

The 2016 Christmas Photo Fiasco – Santa Edition

Welp...here we go again. Four plus weeks without a peep over here in mommy blogger land. I'd like to say that it's because I've been busy wrapping presents and baking cookies and making homemade fudge (OMG neighbors please stop making me look bad! But also please don't stop bringing us fudge...k? I promise I'm making [...]

When Your Kids Don’t Sleep

The fact that sleep deprivation is legitimately used as a form of torture is not at all surprising to any parent ever. What is slightly more concerning is that according to science, sleep deprivation can lead to all sorts of chronic health problems including weight gain, heart disease, hallucinations, impaired brain activity (maybe Donald Trump is in need [...]