A Bradley Cooper-Inspired Valentine's Day

Let's take a break from our regularly scheduled programming to celebrate Valentine's Day. We are not one of those overly cheesy couples who shower each other with bouquets of flowers, candlelight dinners, boxes of chocolates, and soliloquies on Instagram about how nauseatingly in-love we are. That being said, we're also not those overly jaded couples … Continue reading A Bradley Cooper-Inspired Valentine's Day

Dear Future Self: A Mother’s Prayer

Dear Future Self, Please tell me that we get through this - this messy, sticky, sleep-deprived, ordinary chaos. Tell me that someday, I will drink coffee again for pleasure, not survival. Reassure me that I will go to bed someday at 10 pm and not wake up until my alarm goes off in the morning. … Continue reading Dear Future Self: A Mother’s Prayer

Forty Days and Forty Nights: The End of Lent and Living Without TV

Another Lent season is under our belts, folks. For those of you just jumping in, our family decided to give up TV (including movies, Netflix, etc...) for the forty days of Lent. I am here to say that we have survived. In some ways, living without TV was easier than expected. The benefits were staggering. … Continue reading Forty Days and Forty Nights: The End of Lent and Living Without TV