life updates from the last few weeks or so!

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well, we survived an intense week of that fun little stomach bug making its rounds through our family. i had heard from several friends and neighbors just how deliberate this year’s stomach bug appeared to be, and even as i braced myself that she would find her way to us eventually, i was not ready. she was mean!...

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these are the days.

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these are the days. where we’re staying alive thanks to caffeine (well, me. josh finds green salads energizing for some odd reason) and just really proud of the fact that we’ve kept the kids alive, too.

these are the days where we tag teamed changing a dirty diaper on sunday and between two adult parents who have done this a few thousand times before, it still somehow found a way to climb up her tummy (backwards blowout?!) and touch like everything within arms reach and then everything in the other room, too....

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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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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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