Hannah Banana

Hannah is turning one next month. Yup. One month. Looking back at some of her newborn photos, I can still remember the first few days of her life like it was yesterday. She came into this world, kicking and screaming. At the hospital, one of the nurses made her a special “girl” beanie with a bow…

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Portland

My parents used to say, ‘time goes by fast when you’re an adult.’ What used to sound like old people talk, now I completely get. It’s hard to believe our Monterey trip was almost a year ago, and a week of June has come and gone already. When my brother and I were kids, our parents used…

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On parenting…

This summer, Nick will be three. If you’re thinking, ‘Eeeek! What?!’ then you’re on point. Toddlerhood is an adorable, yet annoying age. It’s a good age, and probably my favorite. The conversations are hilarious, and the cheeks still quite pinchable. But it’s a challenging age no less. And brings forward one of my worst fears…

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A new rhythm

Well, here goes. A fresh start. If you’re just joining me now, welcome to my new blog. And if you’re wondering what happened to the old blog, it’s there, in tact. But (I’ve known for some time) that I’ve completely outgrown it. The only thing keeping us together was nostalgia. When I started pear+apricot almost five years ago,…

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