Waking Up

Last year, on Super Bowl weekend, I took 20 high school students to a Model UN conference in Chicago. I wrote about our stay in the historical Palmer Hotel. Although you may not be able to tell by my post, that trip was incredibly stressful with the weight of responsibility for the lives of 20 … Continue reading Waking Up

The Nursery

Well, the due date rapidly approaches. May 13 is a mere 3 days away and my coworkers have a pool going on when this baby is going to arrive. Based on the fact that I feel like I’m exploding in slow motion, I’m willing to bet that will be soon. This past weekend was all … Continue reading The Nursery

Crib-Building and Nesting

When I asked my mom if there was any sort of heirloom bassinet, she informed me that for the first few months of my life, I slept in a lovingly arranged nest of blankets in a dresser drawer. Upon researching, I found the drawer turned bassinet is a thing. After thirty minutes of attempted internet research, I … Continue reading Crib-Building and Nesting