Category Archives: loved ones

One of Those Moments

This is my first week as a stay-at-home mom, and guys, it is hard. Like way harder than I even thought it would be. At any given moment I can’t decide who my favorite child is – the whining toddler who … Continue reading

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My Thirties Started Off on Quite the High Note!

As I mentioned in my last post, I turned thirty (wow, it still sounds old) over the weekend. I was expecting a nice, laid back birthday weekend with Clara, Tim, and two of our close (married) friends who were (supposedly) coming … Continue reading

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Mom Moments & Links I Love

We had such a good week. Just the other evening Tim, Clara, Ozzie and I were hanging out in bed after dinner. Clara was having the best time showing off her new ‘somersault’ skills. She kept yelling ‘SOMERSAULT!!!!!!!!!’ and attempting to … Continue reading

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Love is a Choice

Over the past 19+ months, I’ve been surprised both with how easily motherhood has come to me, and how difficult it’s been to adjust to this new-ish role at the same time. For instance, I thought I would fall in … Continue reading

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A Portland Thanksgiving

Tim, Clara, and I drove to Portland for the long weekend to spend Thanksgiving with our good friends who live there. It was a wonderfully low-key holiday filled with laughter, amazing food, card games, relaxation, and so much pie. It … Continue reading

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