On Living in a Pandemic with an Almost-Toddler

The world has changed since I last wrote. Right now, we are two months into quarantine during the COVID-19 pandemic and I don’t think any of us could’ve imagined our lives going this way just a few short months ago. So, uh… let’s catch up?! In January, I returned to work full-time, Maya started goingContinue reading “On Living in a Pandemic with an Almost-Toddler”

The End of an Era (Maternity Leave)

As my maternity leave hurtles to a close, I find myself more nostalgic than ever. Remembering those early days when Bill and I were up every two hours to feed Maya, and the world was dark and asleep, and it was only our little family awake, bleary-eyed, exhausted, but happy. Tucking my black robe awayContinue reading “The End of an Era (Maternity Leave)”

FAT CHANCE, CHARLIE VEGA Coming Soon to a Bookstore Near You

I’ve had two dreams since I was a kid. Fall in love with a funny, hot guy. Become a published author. I got to check number one off my list a long time ago, lucky to have fallen in love with my person at just 18 years old. And now I can cross number twoContinue reading “FAT CHANCE, CHARLIE VEGA Coming Soon to a Bookstore Near You”

Things I Did (and Wore) in May 2019

First and foremost: how amazing is this header photo? Bill and I stopped by the Happy Place exhibit in Boston in May and got a ton of great photos, including this one that I will cherish literally forever. As my pregnancy has ticked on, I’ve continued to take lots less outfit photos than normal. It’sContinue reading “Things I Did (and Wore) in May 2019”

All Bellies Are Good Bellies; All Bodies Are Good Bodies

Just a reminder for the soon-to-be mamas—especially plus-size or fat soon-to-be mamas—out there, in case you needed to hear it… In case some people have made you feel like your baby bump isn’t desirable Or it’s too big Or it’s too small Or it doesn’t “pop” the way it should Or it “pops” a littleContinue reading “All Bellies Are Good Bellies; All Bodies Are Good Bodies”

Baby Showers: Over the Moon with Gratitude

I’ve been feeling super grateful lately, especially as I’ve celebrated Baby C with not one but two baby showers recently. Truth be told, I was dreading my baby shower. I do not do well as the center of attention in a room full of people where all eyes are on you. That’s one reason BillContinue reading “Baby Showers: Over the Moon with Gratitude”

What I Did (and Wore) in April 2019

Let’s be honest: the last few months have been wrapped up in All Things Baby. Even before I got pregnant, I told myself I wouldn’t let myself get so wrapped up in having a baby and becoming a mom that I’d forget about myself, my hobbies, and my life. Though I haven’t done anything ofContinue reading “What I Did (and Wore) in April 2019”

What I Did (and Wore) in March 2019

Last I wrote, I’d just taken a trip to California. It was great to see my parents in their element and to spend some time in the sunshine, which I desperately craved after an already long winter. And now as I write this it’s like, summer, dudes. Because apparently I can’t keep up with hobbies!Continue reading “What I Did (and Wore) in March 2019”