Plans for the Kids’ Bathroom

There is only one room in our house that we haven’t touched yet, and that’s our second full bathroom, which we call the kids’ bath. Or affectionally, “Under the Tuscan Sun.” The Italian-style tile makes it feel like you can practically smell the olive trees, haha. It’s not what we would have picked if we were starting from scratch, but I don’t mind it and think it was very well done for what it is. We have no plans to change it, at least for like another ten years. It’s just… so beige. So so so beige. Beige tile, beige… Read More

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Switching to a Toddler Bed & Plans for What’s Next in Joey’s Room

A couple weeks ago Joey suddenly decided she didn’t want to get out of bed anymore. Our normally happy little girl would scream and cry when I’d get her up in the mornings and after naps, even though she was wide awake. I’d hear her awake in her crib, talking to herself, even jumping up in down, but when I’d go in to get her out of the crib, she would throw herself back down and pretend to be asleep. After a few days of this, we took her to the pediatrician because that’s WEIRD. We were honestly quite nervous,… Read More

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Working Out After Babies

This is a more personal post than normal. I don’t love talking about myself and I especially don’t like sharing photos! It makes me feel so awkward, like, who even cares about my exercise schedule!! So I wrote this last week and kept getting embarrassed about posting it… but I also know that A LOT, like almost ALL mothers (and also fathers! It changes their lives drastically too!) struggle with their bodies after having a baby. I mean, having a kid changes EV-ER-Y-THING, physically, mentally, and with your time/scheduling/priorities/lifestyle. So maybe my/our story will help you. I reached a milestone… Read More

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