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    my week in objects mostly.

    There are so many objects in the week after a baby arrives that feel monumental: the burp cloth that arrives at the right moment; the trio of ibuprofen handed over with a cup of cold…

    January 20, 2017 13 Comments
  • baby proof: updates.

    Greetings from a sleepy apartment. As I rest and recuperate and as we ease into life with two kiddos in the house, I thought it might be nice to let you know that I’ve been…

    January 17, 2017 21 Comments
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    an american dream.

     Four things to do to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.:+ Sign the #Our100 Pledge to support 100 women of color leaders as they resist in the first one hundred hours and…

    January 16, 2017 17 Comments
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    my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week:1. this cool mist.{for keeping us a little better hydrated around here.}2. these bath salts.{a treat from james and just right for some pre-bed soaks.} 3.  these tiny cozy…

    January 6, 2017 33 Comments
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    a simple matters giveaway.

    It’s a cruel irony that in this corner of the world at least, the New Year begins at precisely the moment when some of us most want to hibernate until the daffodils come out. In…

    January 5, 2017 61 Comments
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    on taking stock and making resolutions.

    I’ve never been someone to journal. (Full disclosure: I’m the particular breed of grumpy that rather balks at the use of journal as a verb.) List-making, however, I can get behind, and resolutions in…

    January 3, 2017 17 Comments
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    my year in objects (mostly).

    twelve little things that made my year.1.  resolutions and a book release in january. 2. veggie broth in february.  3. california dreams realized in march. 4. contemplating parenthood in april.5. paris with a toddler in may.6. elderflower…

    January 2, 2017 15 Comments
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    my week in objects, mostly.

    five little things that made my week:1. these antlers. {because toddlers in antlers are almost as good as grandpas in antlers.}2. this hamentaschen.{and the others i devoured this week.}3. this sack of presents.{because focusing on…

    December 23, 2016 15 Comments
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    habit shift: saying thanks.

    I have a friend who’s an expert thank you note writer. She sends a handwritten thank you for every occasion you can think of and unlike the significantly reduced but ever-present junk mail in…

    December 22, 2016 25 Comments
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    act: women’s march on washington.

    If there’s anything positive to glean from our recent election, it’s that there might be born a women’s movement that’s more inclusive, more intersectional, more powerful, and louder than ever before. On January 21,…

    December 20, 2016 57 Comments