Momma Loves: A Big Week of Favorites

August 22, 2014

This has been a full week of total life immersion. I’ve been in and out of my OB’s office which means any and all preparation for baby and nesting like a crazy lady. While Baby Shyba’s due date isn’t until the 11th, things are looking and feeling like our new babe may just arrive early. […]

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From Playground to Preschool: Plus a Mini Boden Giveaway

August 20, 2014

I have a hard time sending my kids to school for the day. When Jack and Zoe were two, we enrolled them in a twos program at our local Y in New York City; It was only two hours a day for twice a week and there was parent participation involved, so I was able […]

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Our Blueprint: Eight Years

August 18, 2014

For the past six months, Justin (and basically everyone in our immediate family) have been asking me for prints of the photos I take of the kids. There’s a million and one excuses, but I just haven’t done it. I haven’t, until recently, found a service that I like well enough to order prints through […]

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Sweet Memories from Turks & Caicos

August 15, 2014

When Justin and I went on vacation, I thought surely all we would do was talk about the kids and miss them. That is, in fact, how we spend our date nights which are few and far between-something that we’re working on making more frequent. We are usually too tired or feeling like we just […]

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Momma Loves: New Style Series

August 14, 2014

So shopping is a thing for me. It’s probably pretty evident that I enjoy looking around for different, wonderful things for my kids and my home. It’s a bit of a creative outlet for me-not the spending part, but the actual searching and finding beautiful and unique things for my children to wear and do […]

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Love, Life and Corn Dogs

August 12, 2014

The days surrounding the birth of a new baby have, in the past, been somewhat foggy. Newborn haze is one thing; The atmosphere feels like it’s literally dripping with newness, pink with love and awe. I remember bits and pieces of the days following the births, but it’s the ones leading up to them that […]

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Sweet (and urgent) Nesting Moments

August 11, 2014

For thirty-six weeks, this baby has been growing within me. I find pregnancy to be the wildest journey, albeit paling in comparison to its next stage of full-blown parenting. The midwife I saw recently seemed slightly concerned that I might go into labor early given the amount of contractions I’ve been having, and I would […]

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Competitive Sports: A Brave New World

August 8, 2014

Jack was a perfect baby. He was sweet and reserved, gentle and loving to everyone. I still say that he is the reason we kept having more children… He’s a joy and a love through and through. Over his short seven years, he has retained those traits-his sensitivity to others and their feelings brings me […]

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Back to School & a Fancy Collaboration with Tea Collection

August 7, 2014

By the time September rolls around, the days are still hot and feel worn like a really great pair of leather boots. The sun is always welcome, but the hours stretch on as if ignoring that pestering shoulder tap coming from fall. We don’t want to call it quits yet, please. We want more swimming […]

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Theme BBQ Night: Half Birthday Celebration

August 6, 2014

This post is sponsored by Target. More Turtles, More Bold and Daring Fun: Blur the lines of fantasy and reality with your favorite Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles at Target. My children were all born in either fall or winter. Jack and Beau are my winter babies, and Zoe and the new baby will both be […]

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