Lately // August 2021

This August was all about wrapping up a fun and low-key summer and easing into our school year. Our days have been filled with the types of simple pleasures this mama lives ...

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Lately // August 2020

Mentally, I’m still somewhere back in May or maybe June, and the sweltering heat has me convinced we’re still in the throes of summer. But the calendar says we are two days ...

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Lately // February 2020

February may be the shortest month of the year, but this seemingly unassuming month can be fierce, and this year it just about did me in. Between family colds and sleepless nights ...

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Lately // August 2019

These August days have seemed long and hard, with me feeling thankful for each day these twins stay put, but also incredibly uncomfortable as I approach my final few weeks of pregnancy. ...

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Lately // January 2019

Every year, once the craziness of the Holidays subsides, I breathe a sigh of relief that we are entering into a season of calm. But that calm almost never comes . . ...

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Lately // July 2018

July is winning for favorite month of 2018. It wasn’t even a contest. There were some big moments (see Highlights below), but mostly I’ve just been loving day-to-day life as a mom. ...

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Lately // June 2018

I think that June might have been my fastest-flying month (so far) of 2018! After years as a student and then teacher, I’ve always equated summer with a slower pace. Now, without ...

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Lately // February 2018

It happens every year: Christmas ends, the new year begins, and I breathe a sigh of relief that the busyness of the holidays is over and we can settle into a calmer ...

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Lately // December 2017

Hello from the other side of Christmas! How was your holiday? We had a great one (as you will see below) and as much as I wish the season could last just ...

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Lately // June 2017

I’ll save you my usual spiel about how I can hardly believe June is nearly over, how I’m in denial that the year is halfway through, how time is flying by WAY too ...

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