children

the science of swaddling

Five Weeks 1. Even though you have no idea what they are talking about, trust your (extremely wise and highly experienced) peers when they tell you that The Swaddle is one of the most important techniques you have to master as a new parent. 2. Obtain swaddling gear like: Cotton […]

cold day, warm salad

A blizzard blew through, dumping about a foot of snow. Fortunately, our bookgroup was still going to meet – in fact, our gathering was fast approaching and we were all supposed to bring some comfort food. (I didn’t read the book this time, which is a first, but I still […]

magical mobile

In honor of upcoming Valentine’s Day, I would like to share how much I heart this mobile we hung in Ian’s nursery. Rob picked it out on etsy. It’s by Sqrl & Bee Studio, the creations of Melissa Frueh. It’s colorful, whimsical, and made of sustainably farmed wool. When you […]

birth. mix.

Yup, The Time is nearing and our baby boy is on his way. I admit that giving birth to to a little person safely and with minimal complication is now consuming my thoughts. We have some wonderful doulas on deck, books have been read, fancy breathing has been practiced. Focal […]

we’re getting a roommate!

Well, it’s a crazy thing to do, especially at this age, and especially after not having any for so long, but we are getting a roommate! We don’t know much about him yet, but here’s what we do know: He’s moving in some time around Christmas. He promises to not […]