2017: year in review

December 31st, 2017! Moments ago, we ran outside in freezing temperatures catching big Texas snowflakes in our hair while Shiloh snuggled comfortably with her Nona indoors, reveling in the joy of a rare Southern occurrence as we usher in a bright new year. And what a full collection of days and weeks and months we’re… Read More

3 notes to my postpartum self

Three days postpartum, I held our squishy little newborn in my arms as she wailed and I fumbled my way around a nursing bra to give her what she wanted. Cameron sat next to me in the bed, equally shell-shocked in his own way, and after a few minutes Shiloh settled in and I tried… Read More

a simple pilgrimage

Fun fact: I’ve had a blog for right around 12 years now, or in other words almost half of my life. I’m not sure if that makes me an anomaly or just a really excellent example of a millennial, but in any case 13-year-old me thought that it would be a great idea to write… Read More

shiloh’s birth story

On October 2nd, we met our beautiful baby girl for the first time. It’s still hard to wrap my sleepy new mom brain around that event—turns out birth is a profoundly amazing experience, and I’m forever blown away by all the mamas who have done it once or twice or five or ten times. The… Read More