Supporting My Spouse Through a Layoff

When Zach and I met, I was making more than him. Then, somewhere along the way, he surpassed me, eventually doubling, then...

I've been asked for an update on our childcare situation for some time now and had every intention of writing about it, but kept putting it off. Upon...

Are you doing Camp Mom or Grandma this summer? Of course, there's plenty of actual items that would be fun...

My Battle with Depression

My boyfriend of a few months had just broken up with me. I put on my Timmy T tape and paced around my bedroom, bawling my...

An Update on Lilly’s Battle with Anxiety

For awhile, I thought my legacy with this blog would be writing about miscarriage (surviving, moving on, conception) or struggling to breastfeed (breast is best follow up). But,...

How We Conquered Oliver’s Sleep Regression

We were spoiled with Lilly. And we knew it. She was an easy baby. A dream, really. She ate well, played nicely and quietly, would sit and read...

Our 2019 Travel (and a brief reflection on 2018)

Lots of bloggers are doing their year in review and 2019 goal posts. I thought about doing one too. But honestly? I'm not sure I'm capable of that...

How I Knew It Was Time to Break Up With My...

The last story I wrote about hiring help for my children seemed to have a fairytale ending. After agonizing over the decision to seek help and all the...

What I Want All Young Women Leaders to Know

Three weeks ago, I returned to my college, a place I hadn't been back to in sixteen years, to speak to a group of women leaders. Months before that,...

An Emotional Update on Lilly

Last I left you, Lilly was progressing and we were hopeful. Well, like most things in life, it had to get worse before it got better. Gymnastics is still...

Dean Sheremet’s Daddy Files: The Announcement

Dean Sheremet is going to be a dad. It's a lifelong dream come true but it hasn't exactly happened the way he originally envisioned (does it ever?). As...

My Food Intolerance Test Results (and History of My Digestive Health)

A few weeks ago, I posted about the Pinner Test and got a tremendous response from all of you.  I never knew how many women struggled, like I do,...

My Rock Bottom Play Date

This was a post- and a party- that was intended to be titled “Lilly’s Pretty Sweet Play Date” but, I’m not gonna lie to you guys, it brought...

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