Speaking of travel, my kids can sit still for about 1.6 seconds on a plane before they start crawling into our laps, chatting up our seat mates and heading on adventures down the aisles. But this book changed everything…
Have you heard of babaà? Founded by a Madrid-based mother of three, the brand produces knitwear for men, women and kids, made to be loved forever. The collection is crafted in Spain with 100% natural materials and spun by local artisans. Every items feels soft yet durable. (Toby and Anton lived in their blue sweater this winter.) Here’s a look at their adorable spring collection…
Now that Toby is seven, he’s speaking more like an adult — without so much wacky nuttiness. But, at four years old, Anton is busting out gems left and right. Four is such a funny age; Anton seems old and wise in so many ways, but then turns around and wants to read a book about bunnies or raccoons. Here are a few things he has said recently…
What are you up to this weekend? My mom is in town, so we’ve been eating cinnamon oatmeal for breakfast and playing lots of Uno! Hope you have a good one, and here are a few fun links from around the web…
Advice for marriage after kids. Loved #4.
This dog looks like a human!
The best place to break up with someone. (Do you agree?)
How pretty is this work dress?
Seven brilliantly quirky hotels in Amsterdam.
This title made me laugh.
Mother-in-law salmon looks delicious.
Wow, exercise can be as effective as antidepressants for many cases of depression. (Although antidepressants are THE BEST for people who need them, like myself.)
Plus, two great reader comments:
Says Melinda on Gina’s week of outfits: “My friend once told me something great: she pretends she’s a judge from American Idol when she’s trying on clothes. If something doesn’t fit, she gently says, ‘It’s a no from me,’ and puts it back. I love that the emphasis is on something being not-quite-right with the garment, not your body! I’ve been using this trick for years and it works.”
Says @nevereverfarer on a fun movie night idea: “My husband and I do something similar with cocktails — negronis when watching The Italian Job, whiskey sours for L.A. Confidential, and so on… It’s these tiny details that we will hold close in our memories.”
Have a good one. xoxo
When she was 35, Kate Bowler had all she ever wanted: she was a college professor, married to a high-school sweetheart and raising her baby boy. Then, she was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer. As her world flipped upside down, Kate wrote a memoir, Everything Happens For a Reason: And Other Lies I’ve Loved. (What a title.) This week, I spoke to her about nine things she has learned…