Nonnegotiables

Our girls go back and forth between two houses.  When they were little, when I was first in the picture, my husband and I decided that in order to make this back and forth feel less jarring, we needed to create a stable, even keel, calm, and structured environment in our home.  When they were little, that … More Nonnegotiables

Connecting the Dots

Sometimes my husband Matt accuses me of being anti-social.  Which is weird, because I’ve always been a social person.  If you looked at any of my report cards you’d see that nearly all of them said “talks to much.”  My grandpa called me Chatty Cathy.  In my brain, I think of myself as really quite social.  But just yesterday, Matt … More Connecting the Dots

Gimme Some Sugar

My girlfriends and I often talk about how great it is to be in our 40s. Wait…I know…stop laughing. I mean obviously the lines between my brows are not better in my 40s than they were, say, in my 20s. And, obviously the fact that it’s harder to get fit, and harder to do a … More Gimme Some Sugar

Joy

Yesterday as I was heading into therapy, I ran into an old friend. Side note, if you love your therapist as I do, and you tell anyone (that you like) who is looking for one to see her, chances are you’ll run into one of those people in the lobby of your therapist’s office at … More Joy

Vegas. Baby.

I’m sure I’ve said this before, but Vegas?  It’s one of our happy places.  We were engaged at the Bellagio, overlooking the fountains, listening to Frank Sinatra.  We went for a short honeymoon there and ventured out to see the Grand Canyon. We love to sit by the pool, people watch, eat out, shop, and … More Vegas. Baby.