Category: Motherhood

First Trimester Recap

First of all, don't forget to VOTE! But at this point, that goes without saying, right? If you want something to read that isn't election-related, I've got a long one for you today.  Before I...

Baby #2

I am so happy to finally be sharing this life-changing news with you all! Anel and I are expecting our second baby in April 2021. Out of all the craziness of this year, getting pregnant...

Our 2020 Halloween Plans

Halloween is hitting a little different this year. I didn't think Amalia would remember much from last Halloween but she somehow can recall every single detail... including the house with a pet pig that came...

Amalia’s Favorite Toys: Age 3

My pint-sized 3-year-old has an ever-growing imagination that never ceases to amaze her mama. I love watching her makeup stories and scenarios with her dolls and play dough sets. And experiencing her singing and dancing...

Antiracist Toddler Books

Having conversations about race as a white mother with a white toddler who lives in a very white area was at first daunting. I didn't know where to start and didn't want to say the...

3 Years with Amalia

I cannot believe that I have a three-year-old child right now. It's so surreal how quickly time flies when you become a mother. You hear it from everyone but when you live it, it's just...