The World Needs Overthinkers
When I hit “publish” on this tiny blog last month and shared the story of my lay off, I felt like I was coloring out of the lines again, seconds away from a finger wag. Or worse.
My very own Old Yeller moment, and I was the titular character,
2019: Let’s not do that again.
2019 was a tough year. I had the best intentions, but everyone has a plan until they get punched in the face
The Revolution is a Size 18: Inclusive Fashion, Spring-ish Edit
So, I’m calling it. THE INCLUSIVE FASHION REVOLUTION IS COMING. It’s a goddamn miracle, and thanks to designers that get it, my fashion story is murdering right now. *hair flip* Ready for a secret? Chubby people love fashion! But fashion has not always loved chubby people. Amanda Needham, the costume designer on Shrill (run, don’t…
No Should ’19: We Got a Nanny
Yup. It is happening. We got a nanny.
2019: The End of ‘Should’
Here we are, New Year’s Eve. That time of year when we take stock of the last twelve months and vow to do something different/better/more with the next twelve. Be more productive! Get fit! THIS IS A TERRIBLE IDEA. We take the most stressful, over indulgent part of the year and say: “In this state…
A Malutich Family Christmas Card Retrospective
Until I made my own family, Christmas was my least favorite time of the year. Forget the rumors, children of divorce are not rolling around in gifts because they get two Christmases. Ok, well, I did get two Christmases, but, in exchange for things you don’t want to push to the middle of the table. Matt…
All I Want for Christmas is a Break in the Spacetime Continuum, or Whatever it Takes to Quilt with the Dead
I dreamt about my dead Nana last night. It was crisp and real and I am shook.
Human Turtles and Mesh Underwear: Why I Didn’t Do a Maternity or Newborn Shoot
I did not do a maternity shoot. I did not do a newborn shoot. I regret nothing. It’s not because I don’t like photos. I like photos. No, I LOVE photos. Matt and I had an epic engagement shoot at a cocktail bar called “Drink” in Boston. Of course you are not surprised. It was…
3 Parenting Podcasts That Saved my Mother-Loving Life
Sounds like an exaggeration. It’s not. These are 3 podcasts that saved me and have continued to save me as I figure out this mothering thing. Because just in case I’ve lead you to believe otherwise, I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT I AM DOING. One Bad Mother – This is a comedy podcast about motherhood,…