Little Linc and Lulu - Where has the summer gone? How can it already be mid-July? I feel like it’s finally started to get warm enough, but not too warm for us to be outside! The recent string of 95+ degree days have kept our time outside at a minimum. We have been trying our … Continue reading Summer Bucket List – Baby Edition
We recently celebrated our hometown's yearly festival. It's a fun time to hang out with family, see old friends, and really for us is a 2nd official start to summer - after Memorial Day. This year, Lulu was old enough to experience the festival, and experience she did! And don't worry, Linc had his fair … Continue reading Accepting Help
A few weeks ago, Matt and I celebrated our 6th wedding anniversary, marking 14 years together. We celebrated with drinks at Dylan’s Candy Bar and a nice dinner out at Michael Jordan’s Steakhouse. I highly recommend both places if you’re ever in Chicago! We enjoyed our night overlooking Michigan Avenue. We enjoyed each other’s company … Continue reading Six Wonderful Years
Dear Miss D - I’ve talked about the guilt of having my baby in daycare. I’ve talked about the guilt of taking her out of daycare, but I have not talked about you – the nanny. For me, in theory, the idea of having a nanny was hard. So hard. I like my space and … Continue reading The Nanny
Celebrating the official start of summer!
A few weeks ago, I celebrated my second Mother’s Day. Which I get, puts me very low on the Mother’s Day totem pole. But I’m still happy to have a day where I’m celebrated for the tiny humans I’ve lovingly helped bring into this world. How do you spend Mother’s Day? Since becoming a mother … Continue reading Mother’s Day
Linc - You are growing so fast and I have no idea where the time is going. I feel like you entered our lives yesterday, and yet you're already almost 4 months old. I have so much guilt over being your mama. Guilt that our time isn't one-on-one like it was with Lulu. Guilt that … Continue reading On Being Second