There’s always a ton of articles about how to lose your baby weight, but what about those of us who have managed to keep it on? Sometimes even YEARS later. Doesn’t our effort count for anything?!?!? Click through to see my best tips. 😎
There are seriously so many goodies on this list – from my (expensive, but use it every day) Nespresso machine to my Glossier make up, which makes me look awake for school drop off – it’s LIFE-CHANGING. If I do say so myself. 😂
What if you could make one tiny change a week until you found yourself living life with more joy, connection and confidence? What if you made the tiniest shifts and started feeling like the truest version of yourself? What if you finally unleashed your inner rock star on the world? It can happen. Pinkie swear.
There’s nothing I love more than a romper for Summer – there’s basically nothing to think about! I took one of my faves (a basic black version) and styled it three ways for going out, heading to the park, and off to work.
You guys know, I’m nuts about Halloween. All year long, I look forward to this one socially appropriate day where the world is my stage. I have certain criteria I want to hit (I like to be a character, preferably with an accent, and the more dramatic, the better). And, it used to be so easy! I’d pick Captain Hook, say, and everyone would fall in line, but now, omg, THE CHILDREN HAVE OPINIONS.
Listen, kids, MOMMY NEEDS TO GET IN HER DRAMATICS.
Last year we had a bit of a tussle, because we couldn’t agree on anything. Alice wanted to be a king (see below), Bennett was going to be a dinosaur come hell or high water, I was committed to Viola Swamp because I wanted to read it to the kids’ classes, and Chris was his usual good sport, just waiting for whatever animal costume we foisted upon him.
And then we had a genuine Halloween Miracle. I realized we could all be a character from our favorite book, and, BAM, problem solved.
Alice is obsessed with her Rebel Girls book and in September told me she wanted to be Cleopatra, which is what started this whole thing. She made a point to tell everyone all Halloween that, no, she wasn’t a queen, but rather a king and then proceeded to give them a history lesson on women power. I was maybe a teensy bit proud.
This guy was a dinosaur for the second year running, which makes me so happy, although he was very specific to point out he was a dinosaur FOSSIL, not a regular dinosaur, people, omg.
Um, I had no idea Gerald was this hot. Seriously, is there anything sexier than a man in a Piggy and Gerald costume that he PICKED OUT HIMSELF? Gah!
My costume is totally crazy pants, I’ll freely admit. My mom used to have this AMAZING, Viola Swamp mask that felt more…subtle? Unfortunately, it fell apart in the middle of one of my “performances” at the kids’ school. I’ve been desperately (desperately!) trying to replace it, and I thought I had a winner, but seeing it here, it looks a more Fright Night than beloved book character. I’ll update this if I manage to find one that works better!