7 Years | Our Anniversary

Warm, uncomplicated, pure. Never the same, but always safe. Like a home I always want to live in. This is love. I wrote this poem for Jake a couple of months ago, as we celebrated seven years married. Seven years. Seems wild to me, because as we grow together, I understand more and more deeply what an incredible commitment we made to each other. The words above resonate most, because…. Read more

My Earliest Lessons in Motherhood | Happy Mother’s Day

Today marks my second mother’s day as a mama to Ev, but in a special way it still feels like a first for me. This time last year, my boy was just a few weeks old and I my mind was foggy from those early days as a mom. I remember it almost felt strange celebrating mother’s day then, because I hadn’t really settled into my new role yet. This…. Read more

What My Baby Taught Me | Breastfeeding + Formula

Breastfeeding is a journey. A long, constantly-evolving journey. Sometimes breastfeeding looks like these photos — beautiful, peaceful, connected. And sometimes it looks distracted, squeamish, impossible. This is the start of a new video series I’m doing, titled “What my Baby Taught Me.” The focus will be on lessons learned from my boy, shared in a minute-long video you can watch quickly (they’ll be posted to Instagram each week). This first one…. Read more

BUMPdate: Five Months Pregnant

Today felt right for a BUMPdate! I haven’t written about my pregnancy since announcing it last month. It’s CRAZY how quickly my body (and little bambino) changes. I’m one week shy of five months, which is totally nuts. Overall, I feel really good and I’m pretty thrilled to be out of the nausea-stretch! Here’s a little on how my life is changing… With my EMOTIONS… I’m always a sentimental one…. Read more

Oh, BABY!

Oh, BABY, I’m bumping! I have butterflies writing to you today. I feel all the feels… grateful, excited, scared, ready, prepared (and unprepared) all at once. Jake and I are incredibly happy to share this little secret we’ve been keeping. Baby Ireland will be joining the squad in early April. I’m four months in, and our first-born (our pup, obvi), is still getting used to the idea of a HUMAN…. Read more