back to school with my little third grader!

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since our kiddos’ school doesn’t officially let out until the last week of june for us here in new york city, we don’t technically head back until after labor day in september! even so, i know so many of you in many places around the country have school starting back up at various times over the next few weeks (has anyone’s kids started already?!) and back to school-everything is back in session!...

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jackson lake hike at grand teton national park!

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our family is currently in wyoming where we spent the majority of last week camping in grand teton national park! that place was insanely beautiful. like, i’d seen photos and knew it looked pretty, but exploring that national park gave me goosebumps numerous times. the lake water was so clear, the trees were so tall and the mountains so grand, i was really taken aback....

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little black bag.

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last may, about a week or two before my baby girls were born, i remember lying in bed and feeling so uncomfortable and big and hot and exhausted.  at the time, i remember i could not wait to get this twin pregnancy over with, and even said outloud “i will not miss this. i know i will not miss this.” (small edit worth noting now, some 14 months later – i miss it a teeny tiny itty bitty bit.) anyway, while laying there dreaming of holding my babies but mostly just feeling really really uncomfortable (have i said that yet?), i decided i was going to buy myself a little gift and look for a new bag that could also double as my new diaper bag....

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summer at mohonk!

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today is my big photo dump from my big camera of all the photos we took during our time at mohonk mountain house during our family’s stay earlier this month! if you follow along on my instagram, you might have caught a lot of insta stories from our family’s trip (will anything ever top the snake video!?...

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a giveaway with sonnet james!

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way back in the summertime of 2013, when i was mothering a sweet little toddler named eleanor and a freshly faced baby samson who had just turned one,  i got an email from a fellow mama of two who lived on the opposite coast.  she had just wrapped up a successful kickstarter campaign focused on dresses she’d designed in the late hours of the night on the floor of her kitchen in palo alto....

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