What I am Thankful for This Year

Gratitude is an interesting thing; it has a way of making you feel guilty for not giving it/showing it as often as you think you need to. Sounds cynical, probably, however, it’s also something that takes real effort to instill and practice on a daily basis. I have struggled with not what gratitude means to …

This is 35

I turn 35 today. I guess that’s a bigish milestone? I remember the surprise party Jon, my sister, friend Ana and mom threw me for my 30th like it was yesterday. Hollywood game night theme with pink and gold glitter decor and candles everywhere. Nearest and dearest in attendance. Honestly perfect. SO much has changed …

Baby No. 3 on the Way!

Our initial reaction when we found out we were pregnant again was Holy Shit. That seems to be par for the course since that was our reaction with Olivia and Grayson. Verbatim. We want three children, but I thought I would at least have the summer to enjoy (er booze it up) before we got …

Bedtime Routine with Two Kids

I used to loathe the bedtime routine (er, battle) with my toddler. Some nights I still do. All of a sudden, at 7 or 7:30 it’s like they have a to-do that rivals mine. Seriously, Liv – what is wrong with the cup of water you have? oh it’s not the right polka-dotted one? Oh …