Romper Article: Am I Reliving My Mother’s Trauma Through My Pregnancy?

It was really late at night, and I woke up in my Little Mermaid sleeping bag on the floor of my cousin Tommy’s bedroom screaming and crying for my mom. But my mom was at the hospital delivering my baby brother. I was 5, and I remember it all very clearly. Something didn’t feel right, … More Romper Article: Am I Reliving My Mother’s Trauma Through My Pregnancy?

Thankful Trees and Other Things

I seem to always want to blog more when it gets colder, a chill in the air. Fall is my favorite time of year. I love the temperature, the leaves, the activities and the way it makes me feel introspective and most like myself. It’s a time for tea, journaling, and curling up with a blanket and a good book. … More Thankful Trees and Other Things

Weekend filled with things for which to be grateful

After lounging in bed for a bit, Greg and I decided to go get some brunch at Stone Soup Kitchen, our favorite breakfast spot in Atlanta that uses local ingredients, including local coffee from Bartdorf & Bronson (my fav.), and they have an absolutely GORGEOUS enclosed patio with a ton of beautiful flowers and plants, … More Weekend filled with things for which to be grateful

“This Moment”

(Either six days late, or one day early. Your call!)  A Friday ritual. A single photo, no words, capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember.

“This Moment”

A Friday ritual. A single photo, no words, capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember.

Kindness

She’s being kind. Which is much more a sign of character than mere niceness. Kindness connects to who you are, while niceness connects to how you want to be seen. – David Levithan

I love me some October

Greg and I celebrated our four year anniversary on Tuesday by going to the local estate/antique shop and “thrifting” for a new side table and eating dinner at Café Alsace—the restaurant  he took me to the night he proposed.  It was a perfect romantic, low-key celebration. That seems to be more our style as of late, which is … More I love me some October

The Break-Up

I didn’t realize I would feel this depressed.  I am annoyed with life. I am annoyed with myself. I want to punch everyone in sight. I want to hug everyone in sight. I laugh for no reason and then, suddenly, I feel like my life is over and I sob and hug myself in desperation…because … More The Break-Up