my power color.

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i’ve noticed a slight gradual pull towards all things pink over the past year or so, and i haven’t minded one bit. i feel like i noticed my new found love for the baby pink shade around the time we found out madalena and beatrice were both girls. maybe it happened a little bit before that, when i sought out pink sneakers the summer before, or started gravitating towards the pink frosted donuts on the saturday mornings when we’d snag a few for breakfast....

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happy new year!

hello again! how is everyone! happy new year!

this photo is from earlier this morning when we settled back into the swing of things with a celebratory bagel run before the older kiddos took off to school once again. the break felt very restful for all of us, although we’re out of routine and the mad dash before school drop off felt a little groggy....

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raising twin girls.

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yes, it’s true. having newborn twin girls is terribly cute. like, all day long.  two babies. two girls! cue the cuteness! even when they are both screaming at me at the very same time, it’s kind of adorable. “twins!” they’ll all say as we pass by. “twin girls!” the pitch in which they express it almost goes an entire octave higher....

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happy national breastfeeding month!

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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....

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ropes, mirrors, and voices.

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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....

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