Little Pumpkins

If you’ve read our story, you know that our lives run fairly parallel–from where we work to where we attended grad school to when we started families.  Those who know us know that we spend a lot of time together–two prep periods every weekday, play dates on the weekends with the kids, and most holidays.  Over […]

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Braids: An Imperfect Perfection

“Perfectionism is the voice of the oppressor.” Ann Lamot When I was pregnant with K, I started spending lots of time on instagram and pinterest. Eventually, I started down the proverbial rabbit hole of the braid world. Tousled blond bombshells with braids tumbling down their backs, crowns of twists sans bumps or imperfections–and to top […]

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Back to School

Back-to-school shopping ain’t just for the kiddos, you know.  Teachers totally jump on this merchandise fest at the end of every summer, throwing down their credit cards with abandon, fully knowing they haven’t seen a paycheck for three weeks and probably won’t for another six.  Yet we continue to romanticize this tradition summer after summer. […]

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College Daze

Ahhhh, college.  A time of mindless eating with no awareness of a not-so-distant-future burdened by slowing metabolism and high cholesterol.   A time of endless sleeping without the notion of insomnia brought on by tuition loan repayment, mortgages, or potty training.  A time of bottomless drinking with not a care for the questionable ethics of the […]

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