Parenthood, the Bastion of Time

June 13, 2014

I have a handful of memories from my childhood, some of them I’ve recently learned are not actual memories but a fabrication of my imagination. Jack is approaching the second grade, and I can’t help but remember the summer that I turned seven and moved across the country to begin a new life in California, […]

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Routine: The Little Things Count

June 13, 2014

This post was sponsored by Keurig. To learn more about their products, go here. Parental duties between Justin and I are pretty evenly split-of course, that’s debatable depending on who you talk to. To me though, it’s felt more equal since we’ve moved to California and Justin has assumed a more relaxed schedule while mine […]

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Dental School and Beyond: The Power of Dad

June 12, 2014

Thank you to Oral-B for sponsoring this post. To learn more about their Power of Dad campaign, please click here. The majority of my marriage and Justin’s fatherhood has been spent in dental school, and while it was hectic and stressful a lot of the time, there were some really important lessons to come out […]

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Reset Button

June 11, 2014

I’ve always been a proponent of change; Big changes, little changes, hardly-a-blip-on-the-radar changes. Shifting what we’re comfortable in, our safe place, is growth, life and progression. I seldom feel content in those safe places, mostly because I think my brain is light years ahead of the present moment regardless-that’s something I’m working on and it […]

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Get Outside: Summer is (just about!) Here

June 3, 2014

The following post was sponsored by Petco. To learn more about their summer photo contest on Instagram, please go here. It’s finally starting to get warm enough to slather on the sunscreen and hit the beach, pool, backyard, sprinklers-anything with a water feature outdoors. I personally could not hardly wait for this time of year […]

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Supporting Local Shelters with Pedigree

May 31, 2014

This post was sponsored by Pedigree. To learn more about their see what good food can do campaign and Shelter Beautification Project, please click here. Years before I was married though well into adulthood, I visited my first animal shelter. I had decided that rescuing a dog was something I must do, something I needed […]

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Ode to the Third Trimester

May 30, 2014

Earlier today one of my very typical cravings sent me frantically diving into the wells of our overly stuffed snack cabinet for a packet of my favorite Justin’s almond butter. Instead, I found an individual serving of the same brand of peanut butter, expired and boasting a price tag from our old local market in […]

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Sharing Memories and Moments: Petco Summer Photo Contest

May 27, 2014

The following post was sponsored by Petco. To learn more about their summer photo contest on Instagram, please go here. Memorial Day Weekend should be spent respectfully honoring and peacefully remembering those who have served our country and sacrificed ultimately. It also means explaining to my children, who are just about old enough, to learn […]

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On the Road Again with Britax

May 22, 2014

The following post was sponsored by Britax, the leader in mobile safety for 70 years. We are mobile again and happy to be doing so safely! We didn’t own a car for four years while living in Manhattan. Jack and Zoe were so young that traveling with them on the subway and bus lines was […]

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Exploring Horizons with CAbi

May 16, 2014

Thank you to CAbi for sponsoring the following post. You can view their new St. Barth’s collection here. There was more than one occasion when I found myself home with Jack and Zoe as babies in our teeny little New York City apartment, wondering how I could possibly make a living without actually having to […]

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