Category: family

Slowing Down

If you knew how mind-numbingly boring so many of my days feel, you’d probably raise an eyebrow at the title of this post.  (I would.) But I don’t mean “slowing down” in relation to speed. I really try to be as present as possible for my kids, but I admit …

2014

The year will be over in less than 12 hours. I’m going to get right to the point. I am 31, married with two children and cannot avoid the fact that I am a full-fledged adult any longer.  And as scary and weird and great as that is – I think …

Violet Isabel Macy

Spoiler alert:  This story has a happy ending. I never reached a point in my first pregnancy when I was “over it”.  It was new, it was exciting, and the cold weather kept me comfortable.  This pregnancy was a different story.  I was heavier than before, the summer heat was …

Only Child

I am 35 weeks pregnant today.  That means my unborn baby is about the size of a honeydew melon.  It also means that Willow will be an only child for another 5 weeks (or fewer). I’ve obviously been thinking about this a lot, but now that I’m down to the …

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 …