Author Archives: Gabrielle

It’s Like Riding a Roller Coaster

Here I am. Seat 19F. American Airlines. A window seat. I literally hoisted my million pound carryon bag into the overhead bin and then scrambled over a momma and her little girl to my seat. I had to snicker inside because of course I’d be sitting next to a wiggle worm. There’s no rest for…Continue Reading

This Normal is Important

This Normal is Important

Three times, I tell him. I want to say I went boogie boarding three times. Three seems like a magic number to me, enough times to leave an imprint on my three kids’ memories that their momma actually went boogie boarding with them. Once is just a penny in the wishing well, you forget all…Continue Reading

Summer Time Tidbits

Summer Time Tidbits

I can’t help feeling a little bit jealous of other people’s summertime instagram feed, which are sweet and all, breathtaking even. Sure, I’d love to be swinging on a hammock, sipping lemonade, and eating fresh strawberries with my kiddos outside every live, long, day. That sounds ideal. The reality is, I’m a wimp when it…Continue Reading

How do Hairstyle Trends Start?

How do Hairstyle Trends Start?

(Doesn’t Julia have the prettiest hair???) This morning, Amaleah walked into the kitchen with slightly crimped looking hair in a loose high side ponytail, as all the girls do nowadays. Julia looked at it and immediately she needed that in her hair, because that’s what’s in right now. I doubted the sanity of this decision…Continue Reading