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
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
Starting a new year and a new decade brings about all sorts of opportunities to reflect and/or make declarations about what comes next. 2019 was a tricky one for us, in fact the past few years have been challenging. Not bad, per se, but not a walk in the park either. When I look at … More About Last Decade
I’m a girl who likes to proclaim things. Announce things. Make big and ambitious plans and shout them from the rooftops. 3rd Grade – “I’m going to be a lawyer!” I’m a communicator. I process things through talking. A LOT of sh-t swirls through my head, so unless I say things out loud, they don’t … More Proclamations.
This week has been a good one you guys. I mean a really good one. With great strides on the health front, wonderful things being dreamed-up and strategized for this blog, a ridiculously productive and good week at work, and exciting things happening with the little girls, it’s a shame it has to come to … More Frigging. Fabulous.
I may have mentioned before that I am…ahem…a planner. I make plans for everything. When things don’t go according to the plans I’ve made or have accepted in my head I’m not quite sure what to do with myself. This can be as minor as my husband changing plans for our evening without telling me … More Reconciling. Reality. And. “The. Plan.”