I’m five weeks postpartum, and while I’m still in the honeymoon phase of new baby life, I can already tell you that for me, transitioning from one to two kids is way easier than from zero to one. At the beginning of my journey as a new mom, I really struggled to find time […]
On Father’s Day, I watched my two year old “help” my dad assemble a shelving unit. Her busy little toddler hands sought out the parts he requested, lost half of them on the journey from her grasp to his, and scattered shreds of packaging and packing tape around the room. A task that would have […]
I bought a jacket online sometime in the wee hours this morning, when pregnancy insomnia had me mindlessly scrolling fashion blogs and then Facebook. I bought a jacket that I likely won’t wear for nearly a year—something about vegan leather moto jackets and summer in Austin doesn’t quite mesh. I bought a jacket I didn’t […]
Proving #IamLimitless this year.
The night before Sunday’s devastating church massacre, I learned a parenting lesson that I never would have thought to seek out on my own. I was sitting around a dinner table with parent friends whose kids are a few years older, chatting about the ins and outs of slumber parties, when the subject of weapons […]
The other day, as I was innocently typing out a post, I found myself defaulting to this tired language: “I’ve reduced the amount of time I invest in typical beauty routines, like blowdrying my hair and putting on makeup” Invest. Hundreds of underpaid copywriters have leaned on that default word choice in thousands of throwaway […]