Tropical Green Smoothie Bowl

Special thanks to the National Milk Life Campaign for sponsoring this delicious recipe. Having a baby will make you realize just how many things you can do with one hand. Some recent one-handed accomplishments I’m particularly proud of include replying to emails, washing and drying a load of laundry, putting on pants and making myself

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Thoughts on Having a Sick Child

When you have a child in the hospital, time stands still. Your entire world comes to a halt. Your to-do list suddenly looks ridiculous. Emails go unanswered. Laundry piles up. Food spoils in the fridge. You forget to tell your spouse you love them after communicating the details of the day when trading shifts at

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Inès’ Newborn Photos

It’s six o’clock in the morning, and I’m sitting by the fire with a strong cup of coffee enjoying a few quiet moments before the daily chaos of life with two kids begins. As I scroll through our newborn family photos, I’m in awe of how much Inès has changed in the past ten weeks,

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18 Goals for 2018

The holidays are a magical time of year but they can also elevate the chaos, complexity and clutter in our lives. As I sit here, I can’t help but feel inspired by the the openness and simplicity of this space now that the tree has been taken down. My mantra for 2018: Surrounding yourself with

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Instant Pot Chicken Corn Chowder

If there’s one thing I love more than my very first slow cooker — which got me through grad school in North Carolina and our first few years of marriage in San Francisco — it’s my Instant Pot (affiliate link). If you don’t yet have an Instant Pot, you may want to put one on your

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