Welcome back! Updates on Life Lately

It’s mid-February! I finally signed into this space again after months of hiatus, and realized I haven’t written anything since early October. So it goes when pregnancy is harder than anticipated, the two and a half year old has endless needs and questions, and good sleep is not guaranteed.

Independence and Broken Bones

I've been happily and greedily reading international parenting books for some time now. It started with Bringing Up Bebe and French Kids Eat Everything when I was pregnant. It was love and inspiration and culture and travel dreams all wrapped up together; I was hooked.

A Year of Small Experiments

I've never given much thought to New Year's resolutions - they weren't a big deal in my family growing up, and I never found myself in a circle of people who jumped into them in my early adult life either. I read Gretchen Rubin's Better than Before a few years back…

Choosing Travel, Some Background

I grew up with a little exposure to travel - a couple summer visits to relatives out west, a winter vacation somewhere in the Caribbean at an age too young to really remember, road trips along the east coast.

Welcome and Thank You

Welcome to my corner of the internet! I'm a travel lover, reader, project-starter, casual runner, aspiring yogi, wife, and mom to a sweet little girl, living in the upper midwest.