How to Manage Money in Marriage

How to Manage Money in Marriage

I feel like much of the financial education advice put out there says it's geared to everyone and but doesn't tell us how to manage money in marriage, in general, or how to create wealth. I don't find that to be the case most of the time at all. Much of it considers the family [...]

What It’s Really Like Being Married to a Doctor

What It’s Really Like Being Married to a Doctor

Being married to a doctor is brutal. Even more so when said doctor is a resident. From the time my husband and I started dating, his professional path was something that I took honest consideration about, among other things. Not to be a brat, but as someone who was a student nurse myself once upon [...]

What It’s Really Like Working From Home With a Toddler

What It’s Really Like Working From Home With a Toddler

I have been working from home with a toddler since 2017. For most people, Covid 19 and the resulting work from home order sent parents into a tailspin. Even for people who work from home with older children, they're used to being able to send that child off to school or daycare, even if it's [...]

Baby Reid No.2?

Baby Reid No.2?

These last few weeks, watching Siobhán grow like a weed and immersing myself completely in the experience of being her mom, I've been hit with an unexpected conundrum, baby fever. I feel it wash through me everytime I look at my child, or see one younger than her. I look at her baby pictured wrought with [...]

Lessons in Motherhood

Lessons in Motherhood

If motherhood has taught me nothing else, it is the true meaning of the phrase "beautiful mess" and the preciousness in appreciating every day and not letting life pass you by. This whirlwind of a journey has been indescribable from the start, but more importantly, I now understand the true preciousness of time and living in the [...]

Siobhàn – The Story of Her Name

Siobhàn – The Story of Her Name

The one question I can now count on daily is someone asking the pronunciation of my daughter's name, the origin and the meaning. There's also the severely funny look we get when we provide her name to someone unfamiliar. Usually, if her name is to be provided for writing, I automatically begin by spelling it, [...]