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06.26.22

On My Mind This Week: Birthdays, Surgery, and Choosing a Floor Stain

This week is going to be crazy. We’re celebrating Kate’s birthday tomorrow and …

This week is going to be crazy. We’re celebrating Kate’s birthday tomorrow and Margot has surgery (and a week of steroids) later this week. There’s a lot happening at the new house, too. We’re meeting our kitchen designer, wallpaper installer, and I’m working on window treatments with Hunter Douglas. Choosing …

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05.30.22

Life Update and What’s On My Mind This Week

Over the last week, spending time with my family has been the one …

Over the last week, spending time with my family has been the one thing that feels right. As someone who runs anxious, and as a mom, I’ve been consumed by recent events. It’s impossible not to be. And while it’s been a really heavy week for all of us, things feel …

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05.16.22

On My Mind Today: 2 Years Since Diagnosis

It’s a beautiful, sunny day, and an otherwise ordinary one, which is something …

It’s a beautiful, sunny day, and an otherwise ordinary one, which is something I do not take for granted. Two years ago, this day, May 16, was one of the worst days Two years ago on May 16, Margot was diagnosed with Leukemia. There’s a lot on my mind today …

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05.07.22

Loss and Hope on Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day just one day away, I want to share this (old) …

With Mother’s Day just one day away, I want to share this (old) post about loss and hope on Mother’s Day. It was written when I was pregnant with my first daughter, and now, four years later, I’m a mom to two girls. But something big is missing and there’s …

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04.24.22

On My Mind, 4.24.22: Life Lately and Working Without Childcare

It’s been a minute since I’ve done one of these posts, and so …

It’s been a minute since I’ve done one of these posts, and so much has changed since early March. I usually share what’s going on in my weekly newsletter, so if you miss these posts, sign up here. It’s finally spring, we no longer have a nanny, and Kate has …

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03.12.22

On My Mind, 3.8.2022: We’re Moving

Hi! A surprise Saturday post since I wasn’t in the headspace to write …

Hi! A surprise Saturday post since I wasn’t in the headspace to write one of these on Monday, and spent the week working on old content (more on that below). It feels like 11° outside, but after today, should be in the 40s-60s for the next week. I’m so ready.

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01.17.22

On My Mind This Week: 1.17.22

On My Mind This Week, 1/17/21: A Big Launch, Isolation, and Thoughts on …

On My Mind This Week, 1/17/21: A Big Launch, Isolation, and Thoughts on Where to Donate for Childhood Cancer Isolation and winter are starting to get to me. I know it’s hitting harder after a difficult treatment week and I know that things have been hard for all of us.

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01.04.22

On My Mind This Week: 1.4.22

On My Mind This Week: 1.4.22 Our nanny is off for one more …

On My Mind This Week: 1.4.22 Our nanny is off for one more week, so we’re spending time with the girls and getting work done when we can. We each take the girls for an hour or two while the other one works and/or works out, and we have Kate’s …

Family

01.01.22

Year In Review: A Look Back at 2021

2021 was…something. It wasn’t my favorite year, but there was a lot of …

2021 was…something. It wasn’t my favorite year, but there was a lot of happiness. We started the year inpatient at the hospital which I suppose felt appropriate and ended the year together at home. Isolation, continued cancer treatment, two rounds of major oral surgery, and missed memories with family and …

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12.27.21

On My Mind This Week: 12.27.21

10 Things: What’s On My Mind This Week, 12.27.21 1. Christmas with the …

10 Things: What’s On My Mind This Week, 12.27.21 1. Christmas with the girls was magic but I’m ready to move on. I went a little overboard on toys but we’re going to be at home until this c*vid wave (and cold and flu season) die down. It’s about to …

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12.21.21

On My Mind This Week: 12.21.21

10 Things: What’s On My Mind This Week, 12.21.21 1. Let’s start this …

10 Things: What’s On My Mind This Week, 12.21.21 1. Let’s start this on a light note, because I have a lot of feelings today and this might get a little heavy. Now that Succession is over, Conor and I were talking about needing a new show. It feels like …

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12.14.21

On My Mind This Week: 12.15.21

Here’s what’s on my mind this week. 10 Things: What’s On My Mind …

Here’s what’s on my mind this week. 10 Things: What’s On My Mind This Week, 12.15.21 1. Thank you to everyone who donated to our Lurie Children’s fundraiser! We reached our goal, and I matched another $2500! Between our fundraisers for Alex Lemonade Stand and our hospital’s oncology department, we’re …

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12.09.21

On My Mind This Week: 12.9.21

This post took way too long to write. My sister messaged me at …

This post took way too long to write. My sister messaged me at 9AM to see if I had watched thew new SATC because naturally, she watched it at 5AM. 🙃 So I took a real lunch break to watch it and had to outline the creative direction for an …

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11.29.21

On My Mind This Week: 11.29.21

I started this the other evening when I was sitting by the tree …

I started this the other evening when I was sitting by the tree with my little Buddy. The girls were asleep and I was catching up on work, as I often do a night. There was some online shopping (just ordered a few basics on sale) and watching my first …

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11.21.21

10 Things: What’s On My Mind This Week 11.21.21

My friends Kelly and Jess have been doing these “10 things” posts for …

My friends Kelly and Jess have been doing these “10 things” posts for a while and Kelly suggested that I give it a go, too. Most of the time, my thoughts are not cohesive (are yours?). Between life, work, kids, the house, etc. there’s always a lot going on. This …

Wellness

10.12.21

How I Find Joy in the Everyday

Life looks a lot different than I thought it would, but even when …

Life looks a lot different than I thought it would, but even when things feel difficult or lonely, I have found myself looking for simple joys in the everyday. We’ve faced what some would consider unimaginable, yet to others, we’re actually very lucky. I know that, too. Since we’re still …

Q&A

10.07.21

Q&A: Attachment, Relationships with my Parents, Brand Partnerships

It’s time for another Q&A. Today, I’m answering some of your questions about …

It’s time for another Q&A. Today, I’m answering some of your questions about attachment to my girls, relationships with my parents, and brand partnerships. Let’s get to it. Q&A: Attachment, Relationships with my Parents, and  Brand Partnerships Personal question: Did you struggle with attachment to your girls due to your …