Author: Ellen Condon Macy

1908

About a week and a half ago, my little family packed up and moved from our Windsor Terrace apartment of the last 4 years. Even though we were so excited to move to our new home, it was impossible not to feel a little sad. Our studio apartment on the …

I Am A _______ Mother

There’s a reason I haven’t written anything in months. When I found out I was pregnant again, Willow was only 8 1/2 months old.  I had several reactions, most of which involved multiple expletives and excessive crying. I don’t want you to feel bad for me.  I’m okay.  But I …

#TBT

2006 was an epic year. So epic, in fact, that many of its events have already passed into legend. The truth is, it was a big year for my friends and me.  Sometimes it was awful, sometimes it was awesome, most times it was dramatic, and we LOVED it.  Well…………not …

Squeaky Clean

I’ve never been what you might call a “beauty junkie”.  Growing up I didn’t get expensive haircuts or manicures.  I wasn’t allowed to wear makeup until I was 15 or 16.  I never felt deprived – that was just how it was.  However, as an adult I have often been …

September 11th, 2013

This morning, while Tom was out for a run and my baby girl was taking a nap, I heard sirens.  A lot of sirens, actually.  And for a moment, I felt afraid. Every year I dread 9/11.  Every single year.  In fact, I usually make a point of avoiding all …