I consider myself an expert on grief. I lost both of my parents relatively young - my father, when I was 14, and mother, when I was in my early 20's. My father passed away from pancreatic cancer, and I watched him lose weight, hair, and eventually his life. Years later, my mother died from [...]
You guys, it's almost 2020! Ahh! With every passing year I get more sentimental - having little ones will do that to you! I get choked up thinking about how fast they are growing up and thinking back on all of our sweet moments. I love taking time around New Year's Eve to reflect on [...]
It's everyone's favorite time of the year - at least here in the land of apples and foliage. New Hampshire is pure magic in the fall and there is so much to do! Add to that my birthday, Claire's birthday, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and our trip to Italy - we are booked! Our fall bucket list [...]
Who else loves the back to school rush? As a kid I got absolutely giddy picking out new notebooks and pens, going shopping with my mom, and laying out an outfit for my first day to school. Being on the other side now, it's bittersweet - especially because Eva is on her way to preschool! [...]
Before I even had children, I was reading a lot of parenting books. I studied Family Life with an emphasis in Human Development and hoped to pursue clinical research, but ended up having my own girls and doing some clinical research that way. Now I read parenting books for myself and not necessarily to write [...]
We love celebrating my parents' lives on 'Grandma and Grandpa Day'. Learn how we plan a day of remembrance and how you can do one of your own!
Family photos don't have to be stressful. Today I've rounded up my best tips for taking beautiful family photos.