Life Off the Cuff

I’ll never be able to live in chaos. I’m always going to care about organization: from a clean home to a flexibly scheduled day (with three kids, it would be impossible not to!). But, what I am doing is embracing the uncertainty and spontaneity that inevitably comes with living life. So this here is it. Welcome to the adventures of a meticulous planner embracing Life off the Cuff.

A Different Mother

Lately I have been thinking a lot about the fact that my first child and my twins have an exceptionally different mother. I mean, it’s still me – I am all three children’s mother, but many components of my parenting and personality are vastly different this second go-around as compared with the first.  When I… Continue reading A Different Mother

Fighting Parenting Anxiety and Learning to Back Off and Observe

When I was younger, I always wanted a twin sister. I didn't actually realize this was an impossibility until I was maybe 7 or 8. And even then, this realization didn't stop me from desiring it so, so badly. I was always a nervous, anxious kid. I didn't have anxiety in the way that it… Continue reading Fighting Parenting Anxiety and Learning to Back Off and Observe