Five Fact Friday

Five Fact Friday // One Lovely Life

1. It’s been two weeks of finals and firsts at our house! Michaels actual final exams, his graduation, Sophie’s dance “recital”, her school program, and her last day of school. Then, our first overnight away from the kids together, Michael’s first day at his new job, and our first day of summer vacation for Sophie!… 

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Five Fact Friday

Five Fact Friday // One Lovely Life

1. Go to Jesus. It’s been a couple of rough weeks at our house. Sophie and I have been holding onto The Death Cold for over a week now, so on Sunday we stayed home from church. Milo was not pleased to have to go with Dad, and–in an effort to convince Michael to leave him… 

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Happy Mothe’rs Day

Happy Mother's Day // One Lovely Life

Happy, happy Mother’s Day! (Oh, how we wish we could be celebrating with our own mothers this weekend!) We are so grateful for all the wonderful mothers in our lives–parents. Aunts. Grandmothers. Sisters. Cousins. Teachers. Therapists. Friends. Motherhood is something I grew up wanting and looking forward to. I ached for it when it didn’t… 

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Five Fact Friday: Summer on My Mind.

Five Fact Friday // One Lovely Life

1. Today it’s supposed to break into the triple digits–Hello May! If you need me, I’ll just be trying to eat All the Cold Things for the next few months. I’m the tiniest bit sad to see the season for stews, thick hot soups, and steaming plates of dinner coming to a close. Not-so-sadly, it’s open season… 

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Five Fact Friday

Five Fact Friday // One Lovely Life

1. Ten seconds. So have you watched the Netflix series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt? It got me through food poisoning a few weeks ago, and made me laugh out loud when I felt like I wanted to die. Well, there’s this scene in the series where she’s telling someone her strategy for making it through anything… 

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Five Fact Friday

Five Fact Friday // One Lovely Life

1. Look-a-little-bit-likes. My children look very much like Michael. I read somewhere that, at birth, children resemble their fathers so that their fathers will bond to them (and–in the case of wild animals–not kill them). I don’t know if that’s true from a bonding standpoint, but fo’ real–my children look like Michael. Which is why,… 

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Five Fact Friday

Five Fact Friday // One Lovely Life

1. Does this happen to every other mom in the universe when you try to take a picture with your child? It’s just pretty much always imperfect and pretty impossible. Oy. At least I have spring sandals to soothe my sadness. (These babies are from Target, scored on sale.)

Five Fact Friday

Five Fact Friday // One Lovely Life

1. You’re the best. Thank you so much to everyone who wore blue or sent happy vibes and big smiles our way on Thursday (Autism Awareness Day). Your kindness and support meant so much to me. 2. So many train tracks. We got Milo a train set for his birthday in January and he’s primarily just been… 

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