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Lucky Seven

October 19, 2015. 5:35am. I sit here, at my kitchen island, sipping my coffee, a tangle of emotion, on the edge of tears. I tell myself it’s because my babe is turning seven today. And maybe this is it. In…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Parenthood, The Fam, The Home Front

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The Tiny Things

I had a bit of an epiphany last week. I’m somewhat epiphany-prone, so this wasn’t too surprising, but it happened while I was standing outside our home. Husband and the girls lounged on our front stoop. We all waited for…

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On Getting Parenthood Right

Some of us have kids. All of us were kids. This means we all have thoughts on what parenthood means and looks like and should look like. I know I think about this topic a lot which makes sense because…

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12 Things I Learned (& Re-Learned) This Summer

1. I love Instagram. Though I did take the summer off from blogging here, I continued to photograph my days and to post elsewhere. Instagram is my current favorite and I love to share glimpses of my life there, with…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Parenthood, The Fam

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Back to Blogging!

September 9, 2015. My goodness, summer flew. Here I am, dusting off my favorite corner of the cyber-cosmos, and I couldn’t be happier. Yes, the past few months have been truly wonderful and frankly just what I needed. It was…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Online & Onscreen, Parenthood, The Fam, The Home Front, Uncategorized

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8 Simple Sentences We Must Say… & Hear

Words are powerful things. I’ve been thinking lots about this. I wake up early many mornings to write words, to create worlds. What I write, how easily the words come, affects the rest of my day. Throughout the day, I…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., LOVE, Online & Onscreen, Parenthood

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10 Important Things I’ve Learned

1. We are all insecure. More than six years ago, I started this blog and I gave it a name: Ivy League Insecurities. It was the perfect name because though I had had the privilege of an exquisite education, I…

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Posted in: DAILY GRIND, Health & Happiness, IVY LEAGUE INSECURITIES., Online & Onscreen, Parenthood, The Home Front

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Keep Them Little

  Yesterday was Little Girl’s last day of school and today is the big girls’ last day. Predictably, I’m a bit of a puddle. It’s all a mammoth cliche and I know it, this bittersweet symphony, but oh do I…

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The Privilege of a Lifetime

You live your life. It’s all a beautiful swirly blur of time, a rainbow of responsibilities, a mess of moments both magical and mundane. You hold little hands, tickle little toes. You kiss the one you love goodnight again and…

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A Table, An Island & Change

When I think of childhood, I think of the long, wooden table where my parents and sisters and I ate all our meals, and celebrated our birthdays, where Mom and I edited papers, where our family’s life centered. I think…

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