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Remember When We Ate Sandwiches and Cold Cereal for Most Meals?

  One truth I’ve stumbled across as an adult is that it’s a Good Idea to look back occasionally at goals or aspirations or habits you set a long time ago and compare them against how you’re doing now. I’ve often found myself pleasantly surprised upon doing so because many times, the change has happened …

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I Thought I’d Be Ready to Move Her Into Her Own Room at 2 Months, But…

¬†   You know what’s crazy? Parenthood has been about 20% what I expected, and 80% (mostly delightfully) not what I expected at all. I guess my problem has always been that I tend to pay much more attention to all the negative hype around something rather than the positive. That was definitely true of …

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Why I Haven’t Bought a Smartphone…and Why It’s Both Great & Terrible

¬†Image via   I don’t think you need me to point this out to you, but smartphones are ubiquitous nowadays, it seems. Everywhere I look, people are tapping on screens, bringing up apps, and checking their Instagram accounts. And then there’s me, still with my “dumb phone.” (Remember those? They’re the ones that flip open …