Speaking of Nothing Podcast: My Guest Episode!

February 10, 2019

Owen and I headed out to Phoenix last week and while I had every intention of catching up on work while I’ve been out west, we’ve been catching up with family, friends and eating my way through the city Zack and I once called home.

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Mom and Dad Made a Podcast: How We Hit Our Stride With Potty Training Our Three Year Old

February 6, 2019

Second time’s the charm! We’ve finally made progress on the potty training front and on this episode of Mom and Dad Made a Podcast we’re sharing what has worked for us this time around. Tune in to find out what it has been like training a three year old, how we knew he was ready to give it a second try and where we’re at in the process today. Download, subscribe and listen here. And if you missed the ten potty training tips that worked for us, make sure to give it a read as well!

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Ten Things for the Weekend

February 2, 2019

1. This week’s mantra: “Honestly, no one can fully prepare you to be a mother. That said, some of the best advice I got was the importance of making time for myself and doing what I love. I feel this helps me to be a better mother overall. Also, integrate your children into your life as much as possible…your job, travel, and different experiences.” -Tata Harper

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Ten Potty Training Tips That Have Worked For Us

January 31, 2019

We’re barely into week two of potty training and while I’m well aware we don’t have all (or any) of the answers I thought it would be helpful to share our honest approach and experience so far. So much of what I’ve read online personally makes the whole thing feel like absolute torture or a complete fairytale and I’m here to tell you it’s been neither for us (despite these misleading bubbles).

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Ten Things for the Weekend

January 25, 2019

1. This week’s mantra: Step up in a time of turmoil. Read more here. 

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Mom and Dad Made a Podcast: Dealing with Our Chemical Pregnancy and Miscarriage

January 23, 2019

After such an overwhelming and supportive response to my article about our miscarriage and some time for both of us to process everything, Zack and I finally felt ready to talk it through on the podcast. On this episode we run you through all the details from the choice to add another member to our family to where we are today and everything in between. It’s not our most light-hearted podcast but it was important to us that we opened up about this topic with you all to provide solidarity to anyone in our shoes in the past, present or future. As always, thank you guys for your support through this time. You’re the best! Download, listen and subscribe here.

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What Becoming a Mother Means to Me Today

January 20, 2019

I’ve been thinking a lot about what it means to become a mother over the past month or so. Michelle Obama explains this idea best when you hear the concept behind her memoir title, Becoming, “The book’s title refers to the idea that each of us is perpetually changing, that our selves are ever evolving, not stopping at some set point — with the implication that we can always become better.”. I feel this in my bones right now when it comes to motherhood.

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Ten Things for the Weekend

January 18, 2019

1. This week’s mantra: “If you aren’t staying in the present moment, you are leaving it.” – Cleo Wade

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10 Ways to Create a Simple, Intimate Baby Shower at Home

January 16, 2019

When I found out my best friend was expecting her first baby this summer I was overjoyed. Okay that might be an understatement. I don’t know if there’s one word that properly can wrap up all of my emotions, which is a problem I frequently have, but especially in this case. I mean my best friends are having a baby! 

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