• borrowed words.

    From Ross Gay’s interview with Bim Adewunmi on this week’s episode of This American Life, a reminder for this week and always: Bim Adewunmi: “One of the things he discovered is the mechanics of…

    February 4, 2020 9 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this sprouted onion. {because sometimes neglect turns into something very lovely, don’t you think?} 2. this basket. {for making a little traveling zone for future diaper changes.} 3. these tiny rolled up candles.…

    January 31, 2020 1 Comments
  • baby proof: newborn essentials, revisited.

    Last week, as I tend to do regularly and especially anytime I’m feeling stressed, I spent some time rearranging our linen closet. This time, instead of only folding pillowcases into neat rectangles, I also…

    January 29, 2020 41 Comments
  • make-believe: newborn bliss.

    Reality of life with a newborn looks different for every single child and caregiver, and it shifts and changes a hundred times a day depending on the minute or the mood or the moon.…

    January 27, 2020 31 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this crate. {filled up and ready for a tiny someone.} 2. this old bucket in a new spot. {and just one more reminder that sometimes just swapping places makes all the difference.} 3.…

    January 24, 2020 11 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #191: The one best small space storage solution. I can’t help but click on the stories that promise me small space solutions. It doesn’t matter how many times I’ve been disappointed, or, more…

    January 23, 2020 14 Comments
  • habit shift: hobbies.

    Being an adult person with a full time job who also spends a lot of time parenting small children, can make me feel like finding the time to learn a new skill, or get…

    January 21, 2020 35 Comments
  • things you can do today.

    Four things to do today to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: + Explore the 1619 Project, an ongoing project designed to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the first ship carrying…

    January 20, 2020 3 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. these watercolors. {for providing just the spot of calm color i needed this week.} 2. these magazines. {and the sweet neighbor who passed them my way.} 3. this sheepie. {a gift for a…

    January 17, 2020 8 Comments
  • baby proof: gender reveal.

    It’s a human baby! In this, the 32nd week of my pregnancy, the gender of our baby is anyone’s guess, really. We do not know the sex of this baby growing daily in my…

    January 14, 2020 162 Comments