new “let’s chat!” video!


josh and i filmed a new “let’s chat” video (see all of them on my youtube channel here.) we talk about a few things we’ve found to have really strengthened our family life together (like how to make the best of our time together, being mindful of how we engage with others and ourselves around the kids, praying together out loud or building a safe place to express gratitude, and complimenting the things one does well regularly.) there are other things we wanted to get to, but of course this video is already 16 minutes long (sorry!)....

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winter wonderland in new york city!


you guys, last saturday morning here in the city is most definitely going down as one of my most favorite family memories! we headed outside bright and early into what felt like a magical snow globe as few people or cars or bikes were around. it almost felt like new york was still sleeping and everything was extra quiet around us....

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we made bagels at orwashers!


a few months ago, a bakery named orwashers opened a new location on the upper west side and after one bite of croissant and another bite of homemade sourdough bread, our entire family was undoubtedly obsessed and found ourselves standing in line almost every morning in the coming weeks for the good stuff (samson often asks for a chocolate croissant for breakfast now first thing in the morning)....

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