Category Archives: mediocrity

Online Shopping in the 🇺🇸 

As we prepare to live in the United States for the first time in our married lives, Kyle and I talk constantly about what it might be like, both the good and the bad. “How will we find a doctor down there? How … 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

Posted in family, hutchface, kid stuffs, Married Life, mediocrity, motherhood, parenthood, self-actualisation | 4 Comments

Nomenclature

The baby is a boy. (This will come as no surprise to you if you follow me on Instagram, where I also post fairly regular photos of my ever-growing midsection. It’s not pretty. But you’re welcome to join me if … Continue reading

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Every Pity Needs a Party

In my prenatal class the other night (yes I’m taking prenatal yoga, it’s my childhood yuppie dream come true), while chatting with my fellow pregnant classmates before class started, the topic of registering (i.e. for baby gifts) came up. Classmate: … Continue reading

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Drastic

Do you ever feel overcome with the undeniable urge to do something drastic in your life? I do. Sometimes it’s selling all my worldly possessions for a one-way ticket to Paris and my first month’s rent, and I’ll figure the … Continue reading

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Persist

If I had been clever 9 months ago I would have chosen a theme word for my 2012. I’ve read about the concept on blogs lots before and it seems like a good idea—declaring a theme for one’s year—but for … Continue reading

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Ends meet

I am a words girl, and as such, I know a lot of phrases. But one phrase in particular I never quite understood: to make ends meet. A common phrase, it’s clearly impossible to number how many times I’ve written, … Continue reading

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