Weekend reading: May 30, 2015

Rocking the baby

From Instagram: No words. ❤️ Our second daughter is a nurturer through and through. While all of our girls love their baby brother to pieces, she’s the one with the patience to rock him to sleep, to hold him when he cries, to soothe him in the car. It really is very sweet to see […]

Simply spectacular summers when you’re a work-at-home mom

On simply spectacular summers when you're a work-at-home mom

Every year around this time I start to see posts about embracing summer, making it magical for your kids, saying yes, and so on. And every year I’m torn between rebellion and guilt. It’s not that I disagree with this in principle (although I think our kids have a pretty magical life in general and […]

Weekend reading: May 23, 2015

Sweet Frog with this crew

From Instagram: “Sweet Frog with this crew.” I’ve been walking around with a sinus headache and itchy face for weeks now thanks to allergies that just won’t quit (and a reluctance to take any medicine while pregnant), but we headed out yesterday so Sean could go mountain biking with a friend while the kids and […]

A work update (and why I’m posting less)

Mobile office

When I first started blogging, I had a small “mommy” blog where I shared crafts, recipes, parenting tips (based on what was working for us at the moment), and lots of pictures of my kids. I later started Organizing Your Way, where I shared organizing and decluttering tips, and eventually I began working as a virtual […]