The other night Calvin wasn't wanting to cuddle before bedtime like usual. He was happy and very much awake. He kept pointing to the door and I was too tired to force bedtime so I let him get down. I brought him into my room, settled him onto the bed with Cars 3 on my … Continue reading Let Them Be Little
We have officially lived in Hoboken for six months! To say time has flown by would be an understatement but I feel like life in general is passing by way too quickly. I blame Calvin. I also blame him for the six new white hairs on my head...probably because he still calls me "dada". It's … Continue reading The Reality of City Life
My favorite multi-purpose items! One of the best things we've done in an attempt to have a more minimalist lifestyle is to review what we own and decide if there's a more efficient way it could be used or if multiple things could be replaced by one item. Here are four items we love and … Continue reading Minimalism + a Toddler: Multi-Use Items
If you've ever felt like it's impossible to keep your home clean and you're wondering why you have so much stuff -- this is for you. And honestly it's for everyone but especially for those with little ones at home! Right before we moved to Hoboken we watched "Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things" … Continue reading Minimalism + a Toddler: Where to Start
After living in Arizona for a few years I needed a change of pace (and weather) and that's how we ended up in New Jersey! We lived in Madison for a year and a half in a small 1 bedroom + den and really enjoyed it but we ended up in Hoboken or NYC most … Continue reading How to Love Your Tiny Apartment
In the last few weeks of 2017 I excitedly pondered what goals I would set for the coming year. For the first time in my life I felt thrilled by the idea of setting goals to change my life and make it what I want. Don’t get me wrong – I love my life … Continue reading Happy New Year!
Recently I've read several articles written by mothers who, for one reason or another, feel suppressed by their current situation. For the most part the issue comes down to four things: feeling overwhelmed by housework, putting others' needs before their own, not feeling acknowledged for all that they do, and lastly, not having enough time … Continue reading Why I’m Glad Being a Mom Was Hard Today