In Praise of Grandmas

March 26th, 2015


I knew early in my pregnancy that I wanted both grandmas to be present at Judge’s birth. He’s the first grandchild on both sides, and there’s just something about having so much maternal wisdom around–I knew it would be a special time. Read the rest of this entry »

Dressed Well

March 24th, 2015


About a year and a half ago I leveled up my the San Francisco hipster game and bought a record player. Turns out, it was a great decision. Read the rest of this entry »

My Spring Picks

March 20th, 2015

Spring is here! Ok, so spring arrived in San Francisco months ago–or never left–but spring styles are here! And that deserves a little excitement.

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Mom + Son Style #6

March 19th, 2015


This week hubs is away on business, so it’s my first week alone with our little guy. We are having so much fun. Our main activities have included going to the doctor (baby’s growing!), picnicking in the park with a friend, having tummy time, and interviewing nannies. Everywhere I go, I have a little partner in crime, and I’m loving it. Read the rest of this entry »

Two Months Old

March 15th, 2015

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The day you finally breastfed and our whole relationship changed.

How you smile back when I smile at you, especially when I first get you up in the morning. Read the rest of this entry »

Spousal Parenting Advice

March 13th, 2015


I know just as much about parenting as my husband.

I’ll ask for his advice about the baby.

He’ll say, “I don’t know,” with a genuine shrug and a clueless look.

That’s when it hits me: We know exactly the same amount about parenting. Read the rest of this entry »

Shop My Poshmark Closet

March 12th, 2015

Hello, friends! Have you heard of Poshmark? You can make your own “closet” to sell clothing items and accessories you no longer want and shop other users’ closets. I’ll be listing items occasionally, so feel free to peruse my closet!

Mom + Son Style #5

March 8th, 2015


I’ve discovered my new favorite shop in San Francisco, and it’s dangerously within walking distance from my apartment. It’s called Legion and it’s the cutest, sitting on the edge of Chinatown and the Financial District. Read the rest of this entry »

Seeking Creativity

March 6th, 2015

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Lately I’ve been aching to be creative. Whether it’s in the form of writing, music-ing or making, I need to fill the creative crevices of my brain with something. The time away from work and the next level feels I’ve been feeling are inspiring me. Read the rest of this entry »

My Breastfeeding Story

March 3rd, 2015


Every mom’s experience with feeding her newborn is unique, just like pregnancy. But I wanted to share a little about mine, in case it speaks to any other moms out there.

During my pregnancy, I never thought a lot about my birth plan. In fact, when I filled out a simple, multiple-choice questionnaire at my doctor’s office with my birth plan preferences, I found that I was very nonchalant about it. Did I want the lights dimmed? Did I want lots of people in the room, or just me and my husband? So when I had to schedule a c-section, I was cool with it. Not in “the plan”? Not a problem! So long as Judge was healthy, that’s all that mattered to me.

There was just one thing I knew for sure: I would start breastfeeding my baby as soon as possible. It’s free! (Plus super healthy for baby, and all that jazz.) Yep–breastfeeding was in “my plan.” Read the rest of this entry »

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