how we’re spending our time in quarantine

Just like everyone else, we’re spending A LOT of time at home these days.  Admittedly, my day-to-day hasn’t changed all that much since I’m still home with the baby much of the time.  However, now that we’re in week three of social distancing, I’m starting to feel the lack of play dates, walks with friends and errand-running.  I can’t even imagine how I’d handle having school-aged children home, suddenly, and attempting to keep them busy educate them! Continue reading “how we’re spending our time in quarantine”

Miss Maelle goes to Washington

Earlier this month, we had ourselves an impromptu ‘spring break,’ and boy are we glad to have gotten out on a quick trip (and home again) before all the quarantining started!  Maelle and I had tentatively planned to join Andrew on a work trip to London in early May, but that’s obviously not happening…  We aren’t sure when our next opportunity to travel will be, and we feel the absence of trip-planning acutely; this will be the first time in four or five years that we aren’t planning a trip to Europe right about now. Continue reading “Miss Maelle goes to Washington”

half a year with Maelle

It’s cliché, but true…time really does fly when you’re having fun.  Our Maelle Rose is already six months old (almost seven!), and I know her first birthday will be here before we know it.  She’s changed our lives irrevocably, and even though there are hard days, we are so thankful for every minute we get to spend with her. Continue reading “half a year with Maelle”