Easy Ways to Capture Baby Memories & Milestones

Keep a paper calendar on your fridge, and note important things that happen: Special visitors, fun things you did, milestones (first smile), etc. At the end of the month I use it to populate my baby book and keep the calendar in there. We probably won’t...

Cloth Diapers

Pre-kid, I knew I wanted to do cloth diapers to lighten our footprint and to save some money. But it was a bit overwhelming to begin- there are a lot of options now! Here’s a brief overview of how we landed on our system. Basically, I didn’t want to commit...

Books I read in 2016

I set a goal of reading 24 books, and squeaked in on New Years Eve with my 24th. Here are the books I read in reverse order, along with a quick rating of what I thought. Talking as Fast as I Can – Lauren Graham I have a pretty substantial Gilmore Girls obsession...
You can’t “do” sleep

You can’t “do” sleep

“Don’t mistake activity with achievement.” ― John Wooden (tweet it) Lying in bed, staring at the ceiling at 2am. Listening to the waves crashing on the beach at my relaxing getaway in Mexico. Trying my hardest to fall back asleep. Wondering why I can’t....
Brag List & Biggest Lessons of my 31st year

Brag List & Biggest Lessons of my 31st year

It’s my birthday eve today. I don’t know about you, but I have mixed feelings about my birthday. It’s funny because I love celebrating other people – ever since I was a kid I’m always the person who bakes cupcakes for every single person...