Parenting: Is it Making You Miserable?

Yesterday someone posted this New York Magazine article on Facebook called “All Joy and no Fun – Why Parents Hate Parenting.”  It’s a very interesting read to say the least.

Apparently every study ever done that has attempted …

Help Sam

This weekend, I lost an incredibly dear friend to cancer.   It was quick –  shockingly quick, and I have been an emotional wreck..the tears come fast every time I think about her which is often.  Jasper and I went to …

A Ticky Situation

So we’re barely a month into spring and I’m already wishing for fall/winter.

I’ve never been an outdoorsy type of girl. I have nothing against nature per se, but a few things conspire to make me much happier reading a …

Born Again Bears

Right before Jasper was born I picked up a few old books at a consignment sale, books for older kids (i.e. non board books) like Paddington Bear. On a whim I dug them out of the closet recently and …

My Mom, Original Icon

Urban Outfitters is having what I think is  a really cool contest called “Original Icon” in which you submit a vintage photo of your mom looking fabulously retro and stylish. When my sister told me about it, I …

Outside!

“Outside, mommeeeee, outSIIIIIDE!”

This is Jasper’s new mantra and it’s created a bit of a dilemma.  If the french doors are open so that the fresh air comes inside, Jasper takes it as a cue to let himself outside – …

Daylight Savings = Mommy’s Savior??

When Daylight Savings ended last November I cursed the person who thought it was a good idea to CHANGE TIME.  Obviously this person was not a parent of a toddler.

Before that fateful day in November, Jasper had no problem …

Unintended Consequences

I’ve been looking forward to the end of February for some time now, I have two newborns to photograph and I have been furiously crocheting hats and going over the props and poses in my head!   The last newborn I …

Target Customer Service Sucks

Normally I am a big fan of Target, I mean as much as one can be a fan of a big box store.. I’ve blogged frequently about my Target finds, baby and otherwise. But now they are on my shit …

Thanks for the Inspiration

I had no idea when I casually decided yesterday to make the lightscoop giveaway entry question about your new year’s resolutions that I would be so inspired by your answers..

For example there were so many of you doing the …