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Moving, new job, career transition, and trying to be chill.

Moving, new job, career transition, and trying to be chill.

I’d been coasting on a wave of excitement moving from DC to Austin. That excitement is pretty much dried up and in it’s place I feel anxious, unsettled and a little bit sad about missing all my friends in DC. New job, who this? I’m […]

Wandering around New York City, sans child.

Wandering around New York City, sans child.

More importantly than a trip to New York was the opportunity for a little family free time. The responsibilities of being a mom, wife and friend are a lot! This trip was a reminder to take more time for myself, because it makes me an […]

The brutally honest version of a cover letter from a stay at home mom

The brutally honest version of a cover letter from a stay at home mom

So, moving from Washington DC to Austin has it’s perks. Lower cost of living, warmer weather and more tacos! (A taco truck on every corner is my version of the American Dream.) Another perk is that I can actually afford to take a job in […]

Five tips to prepare you for a family portrait session.

Five tips to prepare you for a family portrait session.

It’s probably pretty obvious by now that I’m a fan of photography. Even though I’m pretty decent with a camera I’m a huge fan of having someone else take our family portrait. It would be easy enough to set up the tripod and take our […]

Five tips for an easier move with organizing expert Rachel Rosenthal

Five tips for an easier move with organizing expert Rachel Rosenthal

My least favorite thing about living in Washington, DC is how transient it is. Goodbye parties and birthday parties seem to happen with the same frequency. But now here we are, the ones moving. I’ve moved around my entire life but I still needed an […]