• Faith over FOMO

    I was out on a mid-morning walk with my girls, one that either morphs into hours of outside time exploring OR ends in tears & tantrums. Usually the latter.  But we do it almost everyday, because I need it and…

  • We are enough for our kids

    One Saturday morning I was snuggling with my toddlers on the couch watching cartoons and in rolled the repetitive ABC Mouse commercials that I had come to loathe. A parent came on the commercial to rave about how this online…

  • We’ve lost our knowing

    Photo by engin akyurt on Unsplash I am not a scientist, a doctor or an epidemiologist. I am not a government official or a school administrator.  I have but a sliver of knowledge on how a virus actually works, what the medical field…

  • Amazon Finds for Littles

    Hi Mamas of littles! This is just a quick list of things I have used over the years as I have worked from home with my small children (4 & 2), which I know feels like the most impossible task…

  • Working From Home WITH Littles

    Interruptions every 5 minutes.  Homeschooling. Sibling fighting. Diaper changing. Butt wiping. WHINING, OH THE FREAKING WHINING. Everything feels like a constant crisis. Oh and you are supposed to be working full time too right now? Riggggghht.  Those of you in…

  • The Not So Selfless Mom

    I go on a run or walk every single day.  It is often the only uninterrupted solitude I have and some days I have to fight to keep it. This morning, my 4 year old woke up too early to…

  • When Quarantine Stops Feeling Cute

    Today I raged on my kids.  On my husband. On my dog. I’ve opened a bottle of wine at noon and cried on my couch from the guilt of it all. I am feeling so frustrated. We had been doing…

  • Mommyhood: Day 11.

    Hello World! My name is Jill and I am a Mom.  A FREAKING MOM! 11 days in and I still cannot believe it.  So far it has been the most wonderful, terrifying, emotional, exhausting, BEST THING EVER!! Much like my pregnancy,…

  • Still hoping, still dreaming.

    The dreamer in me is feeling a little bummed out this week.  I received the official news recently that once again I did NOT make the registration cut for the Boston Marathon. For those of you who are confused by…

  • My take on being “fit and pregnant”

    Having a background in personal training for 7+ years and having worked with pregnant clients (AND having numerous pregnant friends in the past years), I thought I knew exactly how this whole “staying fit and pregnant” thing would go for…