At the conclusion of week two of our travels, I feel like I’ve seen a whole new side of French culture. Things I never noticed before (when I lived here as a 20 year old) have been fascinating revelations for me now that I have a little one in tow. I would say the biggest … More Children are Children, Everywhere
We’re sitting in a small cafe in Semur-en-Auxois trying to decide what on earth our child will eat for lunch. Since we arrived in France, she’s been terribly picky – a typical American child. She has eaten a large quantity of Goldfish (brought with us) and cookies, but besides yogurt and bread, nothing much interests … More Chicken Nuggets and Capri Sun
Three hours after my last post, my daughter woke up in the middle of the night ready to start the day. It took us three hours to get her back to sleep, but she did eventually get a decent number of hours in. We, unfortunately, did not. We gave in and watched Frozen with her … More Jet Lag is Not Your Friend (or Netflix is Everywhere)
I’m writing from our charming B&B in Oslo. I’m so exhausted I’m hallucinating a little, but I am thrilled to report that all three of us made it to Norway in one piece. Please excuse errors and typos as I’m going to be posting these as I go along and frankly, I don’t have much time … More We Took Our Toddler On A European Adventure: Part 1
When your mom friends tell you they’re busy, they mean it. Be patient with them. … More When We Say We’re Busy, It’s For Real
We can’t stop talking about work-life balance, but what about moms that also want to pursue art? Is there room in our lives for the space to create? … More Can Art and Motherhood Coexist?
Girls seem to love pink, even if their feminist moms buy everything in green. I think that’s okay. … More Pink and Purple Dinosaurs
As awareness of mental illness expands, I wonder how life could have been different for seniors now who have gone their whole lives without an accurate diagnosis or treatment for their disorders. … More Undiagnosed and Unforgiven
Even more than other sports, women’s pro cycling is often invisible. I ask my most bike-savvy friend why. … More Where are the Women in Cycling?
What would we be capable of if we had a chorus of encouragement ringing in our ears instead of all the warnings and criticisms? … More Power It Up