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motherhood

  • less doing, more being

    Let’s Get Real: Flaws, Messes, Less Doing, More Being

    I’ve been writing a lot of recipe posts lately. I don’t mind these periods of culinary creativity. When they come, I just roll with them. But, something’s been nagging at me. Something I’ve been…

    March 1, 2017
  • A letter to my daughter, year two

    A Letter To My Daughter, Year Two

    A Letter to My Daughter, Year Two Dearest Noe, I’m here thinking about you, of course that’s always the case. When you’re present you are all-encompassing. You are larger than life, my little tornado.…

    February 7, 2017
  • Postpartum Tips For New Moms

    Over the last few weeks I’ve been cleaning up this here blog. I don’t think the job is ever done, especially when you have almost 400 posts (!). But, my goal is to make…

    September 29, 2016
  • complicated, messy of motherhood

    The complicated, messy of motherhood

    “It’s a form of human love to accept our complicated, messy humanity and not run away from it.” The quote above is from a New Yorker article on Martha Nussbaum. I read it last…

    September 8, 2016
  • month-13

    Months Twelve and Thirteen

    So many of you wrote to say that you like the month recaps so I’ll keep them going for a bit longer. With the move and losing Eli this update has taken a backseat…

    March 31, 2016
  • eleven-months

    Month Eleven

    We made it to the end of the first year! If you missed it, I wrote a letter to Noe for her first birthday. What a wild ride it’s been. Now that we are…

    February 10, 2016
  • A Letter to My Daughter – Year One

    A Letter to My Daughter at the End of Her First Year. Dearest Noe, I can’t believe an entire year has come and gone. It’s still crazy to me that last year at this…

    February 8, 2016
  • month eight

    Month Eight

    I feel like I say this every month but month eight was the best yet. I’m so enjoying how interactive and fun Noe has become. It seems like everyday she learns something new. This month…

    November 13, 2015
  • It Won’t Be Like This For Long

    Whoever coined the phrase that the days go slow but the years go quick must have had 10 kids. Yesterday was one of those days. Michael has been out of town and the nanny called…

    October 29, 2015
  • Making Space

    I’ve been writing and rewriting this blog post for the last 5 days. Nothing seems right or cohesive or poignant enough to publish. Then I stop and think, well shoot, this is my blog,…

    October 26, 2015