Love to Play

It’s hard to believe that we lived in the middle of Manhattan less that two years ago. Our lifestyle was busy and hectic and active, but in a totally different way than it is now. We walked to school, to the park, to the grocery store. We rode scooters and pushed strollers, we spent so much of our time at the playgrounds within our neighborhoods and playing sports indoors more often than out. Our apartment was our sanctuary and safe place, it housed our creative projects, our quiet corners for reading books and a hallway where we’d play soccer on...

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Heart Fuel

I ventured up to San Francisco yesterday, an hour and a half up the coast away from my babies in the middle of the day. It’s been a struggle to make sure I have enough bottles on hand for Evvie so that I can actually be away from her for more than a couple of hours. I work from home and nurse on demand and it’s everything I’ve ever wanted, to be living that in and of itself, isn’t something I could have, nor would have dared to dream for. The walls of this house and the confines of the...

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Well Cared For

I didn’t grow up spending a whole lot of time around babies. I had a steady babysitting job for a fairly long stint but it wasn’t something that I sought out heavily. It wasn’t until I had my own children that I really truly actively immersed myself into caregiving and mothering. As it goes with new parenthood, I learned how to give everything that I was both physically, mentally and quite literally all the time. It was a challenge learning how to forego everything that I was used to, prioritizing myself most of the time especially during the late months...

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