Category Archives: hutchface

Road Trips With Kids

I used to love road trips. Now I dread them. Having children will do that to ya.  ​​ In this photo Hutch is crying, devastated because I put a batman tattoo on his hand. The tattoo came from a McDonald’s … Continue reading

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The best view

There’s no better view in a mother’s life (at least in this mother’s life) than both kids sleeping at the same time. It is a rarity, which is probably what makes it so joyful. And even though Hutch is all … Continue reading

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If Adults were Toddlers

Our last house had wood floor and tile throughout it, so an excrement-on-the-floor scenario was never a big deal. But when we moved into this house with its 90’s-era taupe carpet, life changed pretty drastically.  Thankfully, a week after Hutch turned … Continue reading

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Bloom When You Are Planted

Bloom where you are planted, they say. How about bloom when you are planted. It’s weird having two kids. And hard. I feel like too many instagrammers make motherhood seem just joyful and blissful and heavenly all the time, and it’s weighing … Continue reading

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On Change, and Autumn

Mornings lately have had an autumnal feel about them. Chilly, crisp, fresh. Fall is near, and I’m reflecting on the events of the past six months. It’s hard to believe it was only six months ago we got serious about … Continue reading

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On Hutch at 2 Years Old

This weekend we visited family down in Montana, and on our drive home through the Rocky Mountains I grew pensive. Long mountain drives often have that effect on me. I looked out the window at the greenness of it all, and … Continue reading

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I have a one year-old

Here is what I wrote in my journal around this time exactly one year ago: Thursday 8 August, 2014 I feel like this day has passed in ultra-slow motion. It is the day before literally the biggest day of my life … Continue reading

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