Domestic Bliss

Domestic Bliss

I’m interested in what you might call the domestic. This interest is both personal (I garden, I make jam, I like to decorate, I got a little obsessed with Marie Kondo a couple years ago) and intellectual (read this). At a terrific¬†conference on motherhood a year...
Feeling Vulnerable & Holding Things Close

Feeling Vulnerable & Holding Things Close

A few months ago, I wrote this blog post when I was feeling vulnerable about my impending child. After wanting him so fiercely for so many long years, the prospect of his arrival was completely freaking me out. To be expected, I suppose. Change is hard. A few weeks...
Survival Mode

Survival Mode

I threw a 40th birthday party for The Hubs. I like parties. I’m an extrovert, and a foodie, and I like an excuse to have a drink or two, so sometimes I get a liiiiittle excited about throwing a bash. Of course, with children, especially an eight-month-old...