Just So I Won’t Slack Off During the Holidays… {November Goals + October Goals Recap}

The end of October went MUCH more smoothly than the end of September (for starters, we didn’t have to deal with any more broken bones, and Matt could finally start using his right arm again!), but as years past have taught me, from about Halloween until the end of the year, life tends to get …

A Broken Arm + A Baby Blessing {September 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 …

An Unexpected Surgery + The Start of Pre-K {August 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 …

September 2018 Goals

The Second Fresh Start of the Year {September Goals + August Recap}

I guess the 20+ years I spent in the educational system in one form or another must have permanently influenced how I view the year, because I (still) think of September as a fresh start, as do most people, I presume. A lot of days, I feel like I hardly get anything “done” (or at …

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 …

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 …

The Last of the Pregnant Days + A New Baby! {June in a Sentence a Day}

If you’re new around these parts, this monthly series is an exercise in brevity as I try (sometimes 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 …