Savory Sweet Potato Muffins {baby-friendly!}

These healthy, satisfying sweet potato muffins are made with paprika and black pepper for a savory snack that babies and adults will love. There's something important you need to know about me. I'm a snacker. Phew. It feels good to get that off my chest.  Seriously though, whether because of early wake ups, long runs… Continue reading Savory Sweet Potato Muffins {baby-friendly!}


3 tips for balancing healthy eating and convenience

And just like that, it's Wednesday. It's been a fairy typical couple of days over here. Our big news: Vera started taking a few independent steps over the weekend and has continued gaining confidence with our help on her shaky, chubby legs. I love watching her determined face as she really considers each step. Then,… Continue reading 3 tips for balancing healthy eating and convenience


Monday happenings + a post about turning 30

Do you ever wish you could bottle up the odd amount energy you have at the moment to be able to drink it when you're dragging? I'm experiencing that right now. After a super hard HIIT workout on Sunday,  I had low expectations for my run yesterday morning....but I busted out 4 strong miles and… Continue reading Monday happenings + a post about turning 30

Weekend Highlights

Weekend highlights: Play dates

Welcome to another week. How's everyone feeling? I think we're finally (knock on wood) over the pink eye epidemic here, so that was obviously a major highlight from the weekend. And it was a good reason for lots of other reasons, too. Let's recap the weekend, highlights-style! Friday night:  We kept it pretty low key,… Continue reading Weekend highlights: Play dates

Real Moms

Reflections on My First Mother’s Day

This post was originally published at  Dear, daughter – I will fail you. I know, I know – I’m supposed to pretend that we have a perfect life and that I am a perfect mom. But I’d rather give you the truth. I will fail you. And also? While I 100% love being your mom, I… Continue reading Reflections on My First Mother’s Day