A Half Yearling

You turned six months old today, sweet boy, and it’s hard to believe just how much you and we have changed in that short space of time. Your Daddy and I thought we were done with bottles and 2 am […]

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How to Build and Style a Book Wall (or Keel Over Trying)

Being an unabashed book geek, I’ve acquired more than a few (dozen) bookshelves worth of reading material. Each time the hubs and I move (which is frequently), one of our first concerns is “where are we going to put the […]

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Stopping Time

Coming back over the river via the footbridge this morning the (now 75 lb) puppy and I paused our run to watch as the Canada geese practiced for their long flight south. It’s one of the many inevitable signs that […]

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Day Trip Photo Diary + FREE printable day trip checklist

Making the most of summer with small children involves a delicate balance of planning and flexibility: enough preparation to make sure everyone is fed and reasonably well cared for, but also enough wiggle-room to roll with the inevitable curve balls. […]

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10 Tips and Tricks for New Parents

As third-time parents, the hubs and I have picked up a few tricks for looking after babies. Admittedly, the majority of these revolve around poop – the containment and disposal thereof. But since the other two things babies do (eat […]

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