Family · Life · parenthood · Stay At Home Parent · Uncategorized

I confess…

Since I've been working and going to school for over a year now, I have noticed myself feeling judgmental or resentful toward Jeremy as a stay at home dad. Not a lot, but on occasion, like, when the house is a wreck and Jack has done nothing but eat chips and rampage all day.  In… Continue reading I confess…

Life · Uncategorized · Update

End of Winter Break…

Spring semester kicks off next week, which means I'm on the last leg of my winter break. I have been enjoying a slower pace at home and at work, although I am in no way short on chores, projects, and to-do lists. I did not get as much accomplished during my break as I would… Continue reading End of Winter Break…

Family · Life · Photography · Portraits · Toddler


When I'm not working or going to school, or doing homework, or catching up on chores. I'm doing my best to be present for Jack. Watching him learn and grow, and discover new things. And with spring upon us, and summer not far behind. Our whole family is looking forward to venturing out into the… Continue reading Update

Life · Uncategorized · Update

Sharing a bed with my homework.

Heading into week three of school, I've got a pile of reading and a rough draft of my first essay assignment in bed with me. I'm in the midst of a much-appreciated hiatus from work, that is four days off in a row, and so far I've not missed my name tag a bit. Jack has… Continue reading Sharing a bed with my homework.

Life · Uncategorized · Update

Coffee is crucial at this point.

Here I sit, on the eve of my second week of that work/school/mom/wife/ life, with my course texts, and class notes, and my large cup of coffee in front of me. The baby has been in bed for an hour now, and I just finished mopping the kitchen flIoor that I had been previously  neglecting. I'm… Continue reading Coffee is crucial at this point.

Every Day Life · Family · Jack · Life · One Year Old · Toddler · Uncategorized · Update

Rain, Rain, Go Away…

It's wet outside. I realize that this is California, and I should not be complaining about the rain we are in such desperate need of, but we are cooped up in the house all day with a cranky toddler who's got cabin fever, and this is only the middle of January. All that being said,… Continue reading Rain, Rain, Go Away…

Life · Mom · Uncategorized · Update


Here's the thing about me...I don't drive. I have never had a drivers licence, or even a learner's permit, at any point in my life. Driving is my greatest fear. Wherever, I go either my husband or my mother in law take me. Sometimes, I just walk. This arrangement has worked well for me, with little complaint from others,… Continue reading Bicycle