Looking Back on 2017 | My Best Year Ever

Happy almost 2018! I am so excited to be spending it at home this year for the first time in years. Jake and I are cozy cozy cozy at home with our boy, and it feels really calming. This year has been so beautiful, so tiring, so euphoric, so challenging. Everything in my life dramatically changed over the last 12 months, and yet I feel more at home with myself…. Read more

My Birth Story | Meet Evan Grey

HE is finally here! Evan Grey Ireland arrived fashionably late, on Easter Sunday. My boy weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces of pure bliss, and measured 18 inches long. After working his way into this world overnight, he fittingly made his debut at 9:15 Sunday morning, to the Beatles’ Here Comes the Sun. Those seconds were overwhelmingly emotional. Meeting him marked the most life-changing moment, and yet, it felt like nothing…. Read more

Pregnancy Roundup: My Journey to Motherhood

How are we here?! It’s still surreal to me that my pregnancy is nearing an end. In days (or weeks), my heart will grow to new lengths and my sanity will be stretched! My journey to motherhood will grow and evolve in ways I cannot prepare for. For now… I wait. The really special part about having this site is that it oftentimes serves as a life ‘diary’ of sorts. I…. Read more

BUMPdate: Nine Months Pregnant

NINE months pregnant?! omg. Part of me feels like I just shared the news with you here. And now, here I am, nine months pregnant and waiting on the baby to make its appearance. I’m officially 38 weeks tomorrow. I wonder if the little one will be socially early or fashionably late? If he or she takes after mama, we’re looking at late. So far, there’s no sign baby will…. Read more

Maternity Shoot: The Curves of Creating Life

I want to freeze this moment in time. To capture it, to keep it, to hold onto it. When else do you feel so joyfully unsure, so happily terrified, so euphorically unprepared? Officially nine months in, and I certainly feel the aches and pains of creating a life. My back hurts. Feet are swollen. Pressure is everywhere. And yet, I feel grateful. Pregnancy doesn’t always feel beautiful, but it’s about…. Read more