helping your little one transition into the new school year

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eleanor and samson on their first day of 1st grade and kindergarten, two autumns ago in 2017.

eleanor’s first day of kindergarten in autumn 2016. 

samson’s first day of kindergarten, 2017. 

eleanor and samson’s first day of second grade and first grade, 2018.  and below, eleanor and samson’s last day of second and third grade,2019. 

helping your little one transition into the new school year…

next week, schools in new york city (and lots of schools everywhere) begin up again!...

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autumn leaves in beautiful utah.

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we arrived home to the city yesterday from several days spent in beautiful utah with my family. it was an incredible few days of family time, with lots of catching up, lots of eating (it’s what we do best!) and lots of time outdoors in some unbelievable colors as autumn is just wrapping up her peak season right now....

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jumpsuit, please.

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i love myself an amazing jumpsuit and i don’t mind all the extra steps a good one requires in a bathroom stall whenever you gotta pee. maybe that’s because i spent years and years wearing a leotard all day every day (hi. former dancer life.), so i suppose that sort of situation of the on and off again leotard look prepped me in a special way for a life of favoring jumpsuits....

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autumn in central park!

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october in new york is just incredible. the colors in central park, with the sky scrapers behind the red, orange and yellow leaves often leave me speechless. sometimes i have a wandering eye when it comes to more space out west or warmer winters down south, a case of the “grass is greener” if you will that leaves me struggling on occasion with trying to figure out what is best for me and my family....

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pumpkin patches and corn mazes!

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after apple picking in the fall, what feels more festive than a pumpkin patch and corn maze?! we stopped by one on our drive home from boston to help break up the long time in the car. my girlfriend lizzie knows all the best places in connecticut and recommended castle hill farm.

i think we must have just missed the peak of the pumpkin picking season, since there weren’t many pumpkins left to choose from, but the corn maze was quite the experience because it is ginormous, and it was our family’s first time walking through one together!...

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