I have been photographing Lanika since she was a teenager, and as we’ve both grown up and gotten busy with kids and jobs we don’t get together as much anymore, so this session was a rare treat. Lanika is incredibly photogenic and has a real fashion editorial type look that I just love in a […]

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Organic mom

What’s with you all natural moms anyway? Where do you ladies get the patience required for maintaining a holistic lifestyle? I see you ladies on Instagram, writing lists by hand and dedicating yourselves to curating some kind of magical vibe and rhythmic flow in your home with essential oils and shit.   Meanwhile, I’m marching […]

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I have been a pessimist all my life. I was born on a Wednesday, and for those of you who aren’t aware “Wednesday’s child is full of woe.” My MIL lovingly refers to me as Eeyore because of my glass half empty perspective. The first movie I ever saw in the theatre was Free Willy, […]

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Ok, we’ve been “officially” potty train Jack for a full week now. He’s in undies all day long, except for nap time and bedtime. He’s yet to poop in the potty, only pee so far. He doesn’t like admitting when he has to pee and he’s had a few accidents. Typically he poops at nap time […]

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If you’re like me, you don’t have the grace or the patience to carefully brew your own coffee at home. I don’t grind my own beans, and I don’t French press. I get my coffee from a Starbucks drive thru or struggle through the day grossly under caffeinated. But no longer. Alas, I am finally […]

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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 […]

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A lot has changed around our house since my last post. I started a part-time seasonal job at a major retailer. It’s not a lot of hours at the moment, and so far only temporary, but I’m optimistic. My husband has been taking charge of Jack while I’m away at work, and so far the […]

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This past week was busier than normal for us. Jack had his first NICU follow up appointment on Tuesday. You can read more about that here. On Saturday Jack had an eye exam, at the eye specialist. Very premature babies like him sometimes develop eye problems. So he has regular eye exams, as a result. […]

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