Winter Workout

Ah snow days. As a kid, I remember crossing my fingers and toes at even the hint of a snowflake floating down from the sky that we would get that inevitable phone call. Every child’s dream. And, I’m not gonna lie, at this point in the school year, every teacher’s dream as well. So when […]

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Survival Mode

A plague on both our houses. Or at least what feels like a plague has descended upon my house this winter and there is no end in sight. First it was one kid and then just when we thought we were in the clear, a fever spiked in the other one out of the blue. […]

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Best of 2017

This has been a interesting year in a lot of ways, both personally and in the public sphere. A lot has happened that gives us reason to pause. And that has really got me thinking about how easy it is to get caught up in all the negative. This year has been so full of […]

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Soccer Mom 2.0

As parents, my husband and I have always said that it is important for our kids to be part of something-teams, clubs, activities-something, and that they must stick with it. We want my children to have perseverance and learn to not give up when things are always get difficult. So with this notion in our […]

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BFFs: Why You Need your Girlfriends Now More than Ever

As we settle comfortably in our mid-30’s, with our jobs and families pretty much solidified, more and more time goes between seeing our girlfriends. It’s just inevitable. As we change jobs, neighborhoods, and cities, most of us have to find new tribes of women to hang out with. But I would argue that it’s your […]

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Thanksgiving Pants

One of our all-time favorite things about the Friends franchise was the annual Thanksgiving episodes.  Although most of the plot lines revolved around remotely plausible, albeit ridiculous, situations (Emma’s secret beauty pageant, the accidental beef trifle, three different kinds of potatoes ruined), there was always one Thanksgiving moment that rang so true to us, it […]

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The Essentials: Preggo Version

Now that I am into the second trimester, I’ve been having a lot more fun with maternity fashion and to me that doesn’t always mean wearing “maternity” clothes. The one thing I am realizing, though, is that no matter what I’m wearing, being able to preserve my own style is key. It’s hard enough watching […]

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