Dear Baby | Two Years of Magic

Dear baby,  You are TWO today! Wow, I am so proud to be yours. You, my sweet boy, are really beginning to grow into YOU — you’re wild, eager, and fast. You’re aware, compassionate, and happy. And sometimes your stubbornness over wanting that second chocolate chip cookie or an extra minute with the hose reminds me of the innocence that is toddlerhood. Your happiness is fueled by life moments I…. Read more

Making Magic | Non-Toxic Arts and Crafts for Kids

Ev will be two in a couple of weeks (where did the time go)?! He’s at this incredibly fun age where his curiosity is infinite! Of course with curiosity, comes an often eager desire to get into everything at all times (he wants to touch/eat/throw everything) 😉 So, beyond some of the more obvious activities for him that keep him busy outdoors, I wanted to create things for him at…. Read more

Our First Parents Getaway | Why We’re Doing It

but really, have you ever seen a cuter carry-on?! ✈️ so, we’re doing something BIG in a parents world tomorrow. jake and I are going to hawaii… without our babe 🙊 we have *never* both been gone for even a night away since our favorite little person arrived. we’ve each traveled personally for work, but never together… and basically after months and months of feeling guilty for even thinking of…. Read more

Dear 2018 | My Best Year Ever

Dear 2018, You changed me. You made me laugh and you made me cry. You made me proud and you made me scared. You gave me superhero powers that I never knew I had. You also reminded me that even superheroes need to sleep sometimes. This was by far my most transformative year of my life, and it opened my eyes, my heart, and my mind to lenses I could…. Read more

Creating Memories | Our Holiday Traditions with Ev

This holiday season has felt especially sweet, now that our boy is big enough to really feel the joy of Christmas. He belly laughs over Santa’s beard, is enchanted by twinkling lights, and happily screams for just one more sip of hot cocoa (his new favorite). He may or may not have experienced the joy of his first sugar high this season, but I’m counting it as a #momwin because…. Read more