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The Very First Emails Alex and I Sent to Each Other (We Were Nervous!)

Here are our reserved but hopeful emails.

Who Gets the Best Kisses?

Do you get your physical satisfaction and emotional intimacy from your partner or child?

My Packing List for Our England Trip

My Packing List for (Last Year’s) England Trip

Here's what I packed for a week in England — everything fit in one bag!

How Old Are Your Kids?

And are they really babies inside?

Motherhood Mantra

Words of wisdom from Amy Poehler's memoir, "Yes Please."

8 Confessions of a New Dad

Cup of Jo has been running for 13 years (!) so we’ve…

What Do You Wear on Nights Out?

Six going-out tops with lace and ruffles.

Anatomy of a Romantic Trip (Without Kids)

11 tips for going on a romantic trip — no kids allowed.

An End-of-Summer Family Trip

Fish tacos and giant pools.

Tenth Wedding Anniversary

Our Tenth Wedding Anniversary (!)

A look back at the last ten years.