raising extraordinary humans

Raising Extraordinary Humans

With Roman in first grade this year, we’re coming across more and more important “real-life” issues. Topics like bullying, differences, friendship, and fear come up on a regular basis. Last year, when he was in kindergarten, we came across some of these things, but this year it seems that he and his classmates are going…

livelovesimple.com // Christmas 2019

A Season of Opening…

I’ve sat down countless times to write this post. Not necessarily this post, with these pictures, but the post about this season in my life, about the last year–the transition, the unfolding, the opening. There is something that happens when you experience loss on a large scale, when you lose everything and re-start from the…

First Grade // livelovesimple.com

Roman Starts 1st Grade

Roman started 1st grade a few weeks ago. This, like many of the milestones of his childhood, was bittersweet for me. I was reading through old blog posts the other day and I stumbled upon this one that I wrote when Roman was 3-weeks-old. In the post I was sharing about how emotional I was.…

Down by the Bay // livelovesimple.com

Down by the Bay

Every summer at the end of July, my family took a trip to the seaside. Through my childhood, those trips gave me life. I looked forward to it all year and there was so much magic in it all. My heart still explodes with joy to think about it. The sand, the ocean, the boardwalk,…