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Puzzle Table

Puzzle Table

As the gifting season is upon us, I wanted to share a quick story. John Robert has always loved puzzles and legos (and really anything with directions and a clear outcome). We needed a way to keep his masterpieces away from his sisters and off…

ABLE X Naptime Kitchen Bag

ABLE X Naptime Kitchen Bag

My bag collection with Able was designed to solve two problems: constantly switching bags, and having a disorganized tote bag. The two bags working together makes me feel so organized! Your new all-in-one bag(s) A woman’s handbag is her third arm; her secret weapon; her…

Slipper Saga

Slipper Saga

Happy cozy season everyone! Glorious October is here. Temperatures have slightly dropped in Charleston, which means it’s time to break out the fuzzy slippers. Last fall, I went on a mission to discover the perfect slipper. 8 pairs later and I ended up going with…

It’s okay to have a season with your kids you don’t love

It’s okay to have a season with your kids you don’t love

They say to soak it up. Babies don’t keep. Time is a thief. This is all true. But I am going to be brutally honest with you: I am so happy to leave year one behind. The last twelve months were hard. The lowest postpartum…

Fitness Data in Context

Fitness Data in Context

After two weeks of sickness, I am slowly but surely getting back to exercising. I have had days on end with no movement goal reached. No rings closing. It’s in times like these I find a lot of comfort in the reminder that fitness apps…

It’s Just Thursday

It’s Just Thursday

I had a wise friend tell me that one day my kids would come home from school and begin to melt down for no reason at all. The mere suggestion they take their lunchbox out of their book bag would sent them into a tailspin.…

Carrying More

Carrying More

{Encouragement on a Monday morning} A few months ago I upped the amount of weight I use when I workout. It is amazing how much harder the exact same workouts are when the weight you carry is heavier. The workout didn’t change, but the load…

Mom’s Tub

Mom’s Tub

Growing up, if you had a hard day or didn’t feel well, you get to take a tub in mom’s bathroom. If the day was a real doozy, she would also bring you hot tea. This is Scout’s first time at “long day school” as…

Tips And Tools For Cooking With Little People

Tips And Tools For Cooking With Little People

Hey there! Today I hope to encourage the weary with some some basics for cooking with little people. There is a reason the tag line of NTK is “while the babies sleep, I cook.” It is HARD for me to have patience in the kitchen.…

Safe Space

Safe Space

Scout and Millie have slowly started to come to my bathroom for “blush and lippy.” These are the two things they know they have free rein with in my drawer. When I watch them, I see these teeny tiny glimpses of the women they are…