The Adventures of a New Mom

New Mom. New City. Life-Changing Experiences.

Lessons from the Playground

Watching my son grow and learn has been the greatest joys of my life. It has also been the greatest learning experience; time and time again, I am reminded that … Continue reading

Featured · 1 Comment

The Kissing Bandit: Review & Giveaway

I remember the first time my son was placed in my arms. It was a surreal and intensely emotional experience; the culmination of months of patient waiting, wonderment, and anticipation … Continue reading

August 24, 2014 · 21 Comments

Why I’m Glad I’m Raising a Child in a World Where People Pour Buckets of Ice Over Their Heads

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last few weeks, someone you know or have heard of has poured a bucket of ice water over their head. What … Continue reading

August 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Letter to Fathers of Daughters

Dear Fathers with daughters,  You are blessed; someone, somewhere thought you were worthy of this role. It’s not a role to be taken lightly. And, you know that. You know … Continue reading

August 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

DIY 5-minute Ice Cream!

Leave your fancy ice cream makers at home for this kid-friendly DIY. Last week, we had a chance to try out this fun activity. Days later, my toddler is still emphatically … Continue reading

August 9, 2014 · 1 Comment

What I Want to Say to Mothers Who Breastfeed in Public

I’ve done it in some unusual locations—the backseat of my car, public restrooms, even a department store fitting room. I’m not proud of it, of course. But, at the time, … Continue reading

August 1, 2014 · 1 Comment

A Letter to My 20-Year-Old Self

Dear 20-year-old self, As I enter the final year of my 20s, I find myself thinking about the decade that just went by. It is a decade marked with milestones … Continue reading

July 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 90 other followers