Closing out 2019 with cookie decorating helpers, toddler sleep aids, and two must-read books

Hi there, Happy early holidays! We just got back from a week in Hawaii visiting family and communing with the ocean. It was wonderful, despite the long and painful (even with amazing grandparent help!) flights. Now we’re battling jet lag while also trying to speed-shop for gifts and pack up for Christmas in Maine. While … Continue reading Closing out 2019 with cookie decorating helpers, toddler sleep aids, and two must-read books

My ideal Thanksgiving lineup, sleep-inducing bear suit, and fun kiddo holiday picks

Hi there, Lilly and Finn have both been sick (school germs, wow) so I’ve spent much of the last couple weeks in a fever-and-tissue vortex. Thankfully, we’re mostly better just in time for Thanksgiving—and for the first time, Rob and I are hosting a small dinner for friends at our place. (Sorry, Mom, Dad, and Annie—but … Continue reading My ideal Thanksgiving lineup, sleep-inducing bear suit, and fun kiddo holiday picks