a little life update, and sharing some news!

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for over a year now, josh and i have talked at length every day about staying in new york to continue to raise our family or if somewhere else might be a better fit for us right now.  it’s hard, because we both absolutely love new york in almost a creepy way, like it can’t do any wrong despite the sometimes awful smells, insane crowds, 5th floor walk ups and ridiculously high rent prices....

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sneakers and soccer games.

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i don’t know how it goes for most women who imagine having children someday, but for me, since i was a little girl, while i always knew i wanted lots of children, it was so hard to picture what having boys would be like. i would daydream about future tea parties and dress up with little girls at my side, which is perhaps due to having so many sisters close to my age where we grew up with ballet lessons, barbie dolls and lots and lots of tea parties, that the world of all things “boy” felt so foreign at one point in my life....

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how your life changes with kids! (& a sonnet james giveaway of the entire collection!) *CLOSED*

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someone once said to me that they didn’t want to have have kids anytime soon because then they’d be missing out on life. i remember walking away from the conversation all sorts of confused.  what one thinks is a life worth living will of course always differ from the next, respectfully. it’s understandable. we all want, need or value different things out of life....

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little letters, gingham in spring edition.

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dear freckles, the sun has started to consistently shine! which gets me all sorts of happy about no longer feeling like a ghost as i watch you cover my face in a way that means i can kick all concealer to the curb. it’s my happiest months for sure, with you here.

dear freckles on my children, when i see you start to make your way across my little ones’ noses in these warmer months, i feel such pride....

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