I consider myself pretty grounded, but there’s nothing like a stressful day of parenting to make me hurl common sense out the window. It’s true that there were so many things I didn’t understand before I had kids. But even after I’ve had them, there are still plenty of lies I’ve believed—even unintentionally—that were… Read More


One thing you may not know about me—my side gig is working on a baby name website. I’ve adored names since I was a kid, and turned my obsession into a blog, then a job, and even a book, over the past 10 years. I’ll always be a bit name obsessed, even though I’ve broadened my… Read More


laptop and coffee love

Oh Friday Favorites, I just can’t quit you. I decided that I’d take a step back from Friday Favorites this week because it was so busy, and I shared my favorite makeup yesterday already…but the internet happened and I just have a few things I’ve got to share today too! ONE For Mother’s Day, I… Read More


Ok, ladies. Before I get started, I need you to know I definitely don’t wear a full face of makeup every day. There are plenty of days when I’m wearing mascara and lip gloss and calling it good enough. Or a bare face and a not-even-cute messy bun.   I wear makeup for myself–because I love… Read More