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September 3, 2020

Celebrating life's big milestones during a pandemic is rough. A few months into this whole situation, I realized that Alice's first birthday celebration would look a little different than her sisters, which we threw just three years earlier. No big group of friends, family and neighbors packed into our little house... no finger foods, and definitely no bear hugs an...

July 9, 2020

Our sweet, low-key, clever and determined Alice is turning ONE! When our first born, Ava, had her first birthday, Jordan and I did a fun joint blog post called "interview with two survivors of the first year of parenthood". It was neat for us to look back at our first year of parenthood, and share it with our friends, family and LGB readers. I thought it was appr...

June 19, 2020

I know I'm not the only mom to feel slightly overwhelmed at the thought of "playing teacher" for her not-quite-school-aged kiddo, during this Stay at Home order. I do feel fortunate that my 3 year old doesn't *have* to be in school right now, but I simultaneously feel like she's falling behind by not gaining the valuable skills, she'd otherwise be...

April 30, 2020

Spring has sprung in California, and while it’s easy to curl up under a blanket and enjoy being cooped up inside when it’s drizzly and overcast out. It’s a lot harder to spend consecutive quiet weeks at home when it’s sunny and beautiful out! This next week is foretasted to be in the 90's, so I thought it would be the perfect time to utilize our outdoor space (a large...

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