Slowing Down & Finding Creativity Again

Slowing Down & Finding Creativity Again

It’s funny how moments string together, and before you realize it one moment has turned into one year. It’s been many moments (and in this case, many years) since my pen took to paper and flushed out how I really feel.

For the past while, I’ve been wanting to turn down the dial on a lot of my feelings because there is so much sadness in the world. Between politics, bad things happening to friends and family, and dealing with the challenges of motherhood, I’ve found myself without much energy left to deal with my own thoughts… especially if those thoughts make me think about things more deeply.

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A Weekend in Provincetown

A Weekend in Provincetown

provincetown with a baby

The day after we returned from Bermuda, we hopped on the ferry (which is one of my favorite things about living in Boston) and headed down to Ptown. Matt’s uncle has a home in Ptown and we’ve been fortunate to spend a lot of time down there.

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A Getaway to Bermuda

A Getaway to Bermuda

Bermuda with a toddler

We recently returned from a quick 3 night getaway to Bermuda (more on The Boston Day Book). This was my first time, but I had been hearing about the pink sand beaches and beautiful water for a long time. My parents went to the island for their tenth wedding anniversary and I remember thinking how exotic it all seemed. They brought back seashells and straw purses for my sisters and I.

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On Postpartum Anxiety

On Postpartum Anxiety

My Thoughts on Postpartum AnxietyAs time seems to go faster and faster, I’m learning to slow down and take in all that has happened this past year. Sometimes we are just doing our best to getΒ through whatever experience we are in, and digesting it doesn’t come until much later.

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Our Visit to Kyoto

Our Visit to Kyoto

Arishiyama Bamboo ForestAfter our visit to Tokyo and Hakone, we continued south to Kyoto. Many people who have spent time in Japan have remarked at how much they thought I would love Kyoto. I was so excited to check it out for myself!

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Around Here Lately

Around Here Lately

Hi friends! How are you? Can you believe that it is mid-July already? The summer goes way too fast. I’m holding on to every single day and really trying to savor all the goodness of summer (like cherries, blueberries, ice cream… you know, the important stuff).

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