Back in January, I wrote about my More or Less New Year’s resolution and an effort to buy fewer new items, so I thought I was due to give an update on my second-hand journey. I will confess I haven’t been as disciplined in this effort as I’d imagined, but I have had some successes. Not counting the items I… View Post
Pumpkin has been obsessed with clothes and accessories for as long as she’s been able to talk. When she was in the neighborhood of 18 months, she was given a pair of pink boots. Every morning when we got her dressed, she would say, “Boots, boots, boots,” until we put them on her. She literally wore them until they broke…. View Post
Mr. G and I were married seven years ago. Since then, we have been through a lot together – two kids, changes of jobs, grad school, moves, weddings, funerals, heart aches, victories, illnesses, vacations and more. Any of these things can test a relationship. But I love sharing this adventure with Mr. G. We have our moments, but more often than not we come… View Post
At a party recently, someone asked me how we manage everything with two kids and both of us working, and then commented something like, “Whenever I see your posts on social media, I think – you guys really have it together.” I think I laughed and said I don’t think anybody really has it together. But then last night we… View Post
I have a lot of experience in being a big sister. But now, as a mom of two girls, I empathize with the little sister a lot more as I watch her get upstaged at every turn.