Loving and Learning Lately {4}

Welcome to Round 4 of this new little series I started to compile of all the things in life I’m loving and learning lately, from the books I’m currently reading to the products I’m loving to the shows I’m watching (which, spoiler alert–won’t be very many or very exciting, since I’m not a huge t.v. …

My Self-Assigned Reading List for the 2018-2019 School Year

My Self-Assigned Reading for the 2018-2019 School Year

  Seeing as my social media feeds have been taken over by parents posting pics of their kids going back to school, and seeing as my own daughter is starting preschool for the first time tomorrow (eek!), I figured it was time for me to hide myself in a quiet corner somewhere to figure out …

How to Save Money on Medical Bills

Money Saver #2: Ask for the Discount (esp. on Medical Bills!)

In case you’re just tuning in, my household is currently in the middle of trying to save $1000 in 100 days, a challenge I created to stretch my frugal muscles and finally make some headway on our larger goal of trying to save $10,000 in our emergency fund. The $1000 in 100 goal was going …

What I’ve Been Loving and Learning Lately {3}

Welcome to Round Three of this new little series I started to compile all the things in life I’m loving and learning lately, from the books I’m currently reading to the products I’m loving to the shows I’m watching (which, spoiler alert–won’t be very many or very exciting, since I’m not a huge t.v. watcher). …

This Is What Adjusting to Two Kids Looks Like {July in a Sentence a Day}

If you’re new around these parts, this monthly series is an exercise in brevity as I try (but not very hard) to summarize each day of our month in one sentence. (Also, I’ve been taking a picture of my daughter–and now my son, too–every day since they were born, and this is a GREAT place …

Postpartum

How the Postpartum Period Has Gone the Second Time Around

In recent years, the postpartum period has been re-dubbed “The Fourth Trimester” for good reason–your body is still undergoing massive changes, you’re still pumped full of crazy hormones, and you’re still not getting any good sleep (albeit for a different reason than before). I’d learned the first time around that this postpartum period is truly …

What I’ve Been Loving and Learning Lately {2}

Welcome to Round Two of this new little series I started to compile all the things in life I’m loving and learning lately, from the books I’m currently reading to the products I’m loving to the shows I’m watching (which, spoiler alert–won’t be very many or very exciting, since I’m not a huge t.v. watcher). …

What Can I Get Done on Minimal Sleep? {August Goals + July Goals Update}

Now that the baby is a month and a half old (6 weeks as of yesterday, to be exact), I’m now in that awkward stage where we’re basically all adjusted and I finally have my motivation back to do ALL THE THINGS, but the problem is, we’re still terribly, terribly sleep-deprived, so my motivation is …