Why We Went on a Sans-Children Holiday

“What we’ve long known anecdotally, we’re now proving through authoritative research: travel has a positive effect on relationships.” –Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association I’m back from Italy and finally resurfacing from the prep, the travel itself, the jet lag, and post-travel loving on my babies. Totally worth it. Because some parents have really good reasons … Continue reading Why We Went on a Sans-Children Holiday

Craft a Nighttime Routine for ADULTS in Only 3 Steps

Today I'm focused on how crafting a nighttime routine (meaning you do it darn near every night) can help you improve your relationship with Sleep. And if you're like Brityn, who sleeps like a baby no matter what, this is still for you! Nighttime routine is vital to her for entirely different reasons she says-- mostly for recovering after a long day of frustration with two wild boys to better prepare for tomorrow.

It’s Complicated with: Sleep. Part 1.

Spoiler alert... Every day we wake up. I'm guessing no one is actually surprised by this, but how often are you surprised when the clock strikes 11 pm or 12 am, or worse (not that I'm judging!) and you're like totally shocked that you should be getting into bed? It may have happened at my house once or twice...again, no judgement … Continue reading It’s Complicated with: Sleep. Part 1.

In Real Time: Are we going to end up like the dinosaurs?

Because this February spring that's happening, though incredibly lovely, is kind of freaking me out! I live in Virginia and we've had several weeks now of a cycle of highs in the 60s and 70s, followed by a "cold" day where the high is 50*F. Um, what?! In actuality, I'm concerned less about our immediate extinction and more … Continue reading In Real Time: Are we going to end up like the dinosaurs?