Browsing Tag

family

  • eco-friendly efforts at the holidays.

    We’re in the thick of what’s arguably the most indulgent time of year. I’m not here to tell you to lay off the egg nog or the gingerbread cookies, but I thought it might…

    December 11, 2017 17 Comments
  • bedtime rituals with hanna andersson.

    This post is sponsored by Hanna Andersson, maker of some of our family’s favorite organic cotton pajamas. Bedtime is my favorite time of day with my family. I don’t say that only because I’m…

    May 16, 2017 24 Comments
  • baby proof: updates.

    Greetings from a sleepy apartment. As I rest and recuperate and as we ease into life with two kiddos in the house, I thought it might be nice to let you know that I’ve been…

    January 17, 2017 21 Comments
  • songs for peace and protest.

    As a kid, my parents regularly packed me and my sisters into our navy blue minivan and carted us to music festivals and outdoor concerts. We’d pack a picnic and spin in the grass…

    November 15, 2016 46 Comments
  • baby proof: sleep away from home.

    There have been a lot of questions and so here’s my best effort at answering how we’ve handled sleep and a toddler while spending more than a month away from home.Here’s the thing: In…

    June 30, 2016 14 Comments
  • brittany, 9 pm.

    We’ve been singing rounds of Wheels on the Bus, except instead of rousing odes to wheels and windows and wipers, we’re celebrating a rowdy bus of animals: cows and doggies and fish, if you’d like to know.…

    June 9, 2016 12 Comments
  • paris with a toddler.

    If the flaneurs walked turtles, then parents of toddlers have chosen to walk moody puppies who shift from sleepy and complacent one minute, to bubbly and delightful the next, to wailing and obstinate, and back ’round…

    May 31, 2016 30 Comments
  • baby proof: packing light with littles.

    My big sister, Cait, and I have children that are only 16 months apart. And in parenting, and all things, I turn to her for advice and big-sisterly wisdom. Cait has taken my three-year-old…

    February 25, 2016 59 Comments
  • candles reading my tea leaves

    my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week.1. these candles. {because it’d been awhile since we sat around them.}2. this aloe plant. {and the absolute pleasure of getting to stay in a house with windows…

    November 6, 2015 3 Comments
  • portland, or reading my tea leaves

    out and about: portland et cetera.

    If you’ve been following along on Instagram, you might have noticed that we jetted off for a quick trip to visit family in Oregon last weekend. Since my sister Cait moved to Portland this…

    November 5, 2015 16 Comments