happy national breastfeeding month! since we’re right smack in the middle of it, i thought this might be a great time to share some of my biggest takeaways and tips i’ve gathered over the years to hopefully help anyone who is in a similar boat! i know that this sort of topic can sometimes feel controversial, but i really really hope my words don’t contribute to that whatsoever....Read more
our family has been on the very best sort of sugar high over here the past several days because we’ve had our fridge stocked with edible safe-to-eat cookie dough that none of us can get enough of!
kristen tomlan, who is the genius that created DŌ here in nyc, invited our family into her bakery to bake cookies and make our very own edible cookie dough with her and her team last week....Read more
for a large majority of my life, i was a dancer. you know that cheesy quote you see everywhere that says “eat, sleep, breathe, dance”? that was me. like, 24/7. that was my life. i was obsessed and i loved it and it made me feel alive and fulfilled and everything else. for many years, i felt most at home on a big old stage, dancing my heart out in front of an audience and most comfortable alone in a dark studio late at night, improv-ing to everything from radiohead to mozart....Read more
we’ve been enjoying slowly chiseling away at our family’s summer bucket list! and in the process, i’ve been putting together little 60 second videos from some of our excursions from all of our iphone clips from the outing. my kids LOVE looking back at all of the videos our family has made over the years and it’s been good motivation to keep it up as they ask to watch them several times during the week....Read more
ten weeks. where they coo at you, sleep for slightly longer stretches in the night (slightly being key here), and occasionally catch your eye to smile so wide at you– you forget all the pain your body ever endured bringing them into this world. ten weeks. with arms and legs getting cute little baby rolls as they start to fill out and when the sound of your voice registers in a special way that can calm tears by just saying, “mama’s here.” it’s a sweet spot for sure in the stretch that is this newborn madness....Read more