We just spent a week in the gulf Shores of Alabama for Spring Break 2021. After the year we’ve had, we figured we were due for a break and we planned to make it as COVID safe as possible. I rented a house right across the street from the beach and we planned on doingContinue reading “Spring break 2021: A Different Sort of Break”
Juliana through her own eyes. With all the chaos that is going on in this house during this pandemic, Juliana seems the most at peace. That doesn’t mean this isn’t a struggle for her. I am certain it is. But, Jules, I want you to know that I see you really leaning into all theContinue reading “A Self-Portrait”
Just like every holiday during 2020, the idea of Thanksgiving in quarantine felt odd. My children have also been having a racial reckoning of their own this year. While we seen racism and bigotry personally directed at them, they are becoming more cognizant of what systemic oppression looks like. To them, it looks a lotContinue reading “A feast in the Great Hall”
It was a Hamilton Halloween this year! Tess is SO into the movie that her enthusiasm was contagious. We always have a Halloween theme here, so it was natural that Hamilton would be the theme this year. Trick or treating would be too dangerous, so we decided to throw our own Halloween bash, complete withContinue reading “Hamilween”
We were babies. 20 years later we have a life that I never, ever would have expected. It’s a pretty amazing one. –FullPlateMom, who can hear you wondering how we got all these people to cooperate for this photo. Bribery, that’s how.