Whenever we sit down to a meal, Sam asks us this question, word-for-word, same cadence and inflection, without fail. “How was your day, can you tell me about it?” I love that this interest in others is being cultivated by his wonderful teachers at school… and hopefully substantially reinforced at home. At breakfast, when it seems that “nothing” has yet been accomplished, one is not … Continue reading how was your day, can you tell me about it?
I would say I’m neither the least nor the most open person on social media. I share snippets of our days on a regular basis, though I think I try to focus mostly on the positive. Nobody needs to see a video of my four-year-old throwing his tenth tantrum of the day, right? It’s not about keeping up appearances, it’s about putting out into the … Continue reading a place to start
You all know I like to take pictures of my kids (one of whom is far more cooperative than the other). And today especially, this shirt seemed fitting. But did you know there’s more behind a lot of the clothing they wear in these photos? When I owned Too Rah Loo I had the incredible privilege of working with so many talented small shop owners. … Continue reading we rise by lifting others
*originally published on my old blog in fall of 2015; it feels particularly fitting to republish this in honor of little Miss Haylee’s 2nd Birthday today! And can you believe little Boo Maggie was barely in my belly then?! It’s been a while! We knew we had to get back on the blogging bandwagon somehow, and what better way to make that happen than with a … Continue reading punkins, boos & spiders, oh my!