It's almost impossible to believe it, but Sloan is turning two years old on Monday. This time next week, I'll be the mother of a toddler. It's been the greatest joy of my life to watch her grow and bloom into a young person with her own distinct personality. This weekend, we'll be celebrating by throwing her a small birthday party with family (which I'll be sharing the details of on Monday!) and spending some quality time doing Sloan's favorite things—which at this point includes going on the "big girl swings," playing "coffee shop" and counting to twelve. If I could, I would live in this weekend forever.
On a scale of 1 to Crazy, this week was off the charts. Where other weeks I'm dialed in behind a laptop and camera lens, this one entailed multiple out-of-office meetings, events, and parties, (the cutest of which was a non-work fiesta for Sloan with all of her park friends). I ...read more