A New Name

I woke up this morning, and in my extremely groggy state, one thought entered my mind, but it was so piercingly clear that I acted on it immediately—I needed to change my blog’s name. I stopped posting for almost a year, mostly because I got very busy. But when I woke up this morning, IContinue reading “A New Name”

My Quick and Easy Makeup Routine

As a performer for weddings and other formal events, I wear makeup pretty often. However, finding time for makeup application is difficult with a toddler around. That’s why I’m constantly on the lookout for ways to simplify my makeup routine. My makeup in this picture took just 10 minutes to do and involved six products.Continue reading “My Quick and Easy Makeup Routine”

Our Favorite Books for Early Readers

I love reading to Wolf. All the research shows that reading with young children is the best way to develop their brains, and it’s truly amazing to actually witness the truth to that claim with my son. It’s especially apparent that Wolf absorbs best through books, because he’s an auditory learner. At this point, he’sContinue reading “Our Favorite Books for Early Readers”

On Motherhood and Success

Last weekend, we went swimming. I enjoyed looking at our pictures, because it was evident that I am already close to losing all the baby weight, which is one of my personal goals. One of my big fears when I was pregnant was that I wouldn’t be able to lose the extra pounds after givingContinue reading “On Motherhood and Success”

Fitbit Charge 3: One Month Progress Update

Last month, Casey and I bought Fitbits so that we could begin tracking our daily activity with the goal of leading a less sedentary lifestyle. After one month of daily use, I am happy to report that we have achieved visible results. While we made use of all the tracker’s features, the extent varied accordingContinue reading “Fitbit Charge 3: One Month Progress Update”