The Adventures of a New Mom

New Mom. New City. Life-Changing Experiences.

A Letter to My Future Self

Dear Future Self, You’ve seen it all, haven’t you? From diaper, to toddler, to school days… You’ve heard the laughs, the cries, the hollers and shrieks, the whines and the … Continue reading

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Freelance Writing

When I’m not digging in a nearby sandbox, chasing my son through the park, or experimenting in the kitchen, you’ll find me busily typing away in a feeble attempt to … Continue reading

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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

September 18, 2014 · 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
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