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Hi friend!

My name is Theresa, and I am a twenty-something year old navigating a life filled with goodness and beauty within teaching, being a wife and mom, creating art, reading, writing, drinking coffee, and seeking truth. 

My Non-Instagrammable Life

My Non-Instagrammable Life

I don’t have perfect lighting in my apartment.

I don’t have the pretty porcelain plates that I wish I had.

I don’t have great angles in every picture we take. My postpartum bald spots still show, and my clothes sometimes sit awkwardly on my rib cage that I swear expanded in a weird way when I was pregnant.

My kid has a grimy nose and sometimes his outfits are mismatched. Sometimes my living room floor is messy and the furniture from Goodwill that I picked out from two summers ago drags the general aesthetic down.

But you know what? I kind of don’t care anymore. I used to be paranoid about blasting my sometimes bland, sometimes messy, sometimes not so glamorous life on social media. Now that I think of building memories with my kid, and making moments that will exist only in our wild mid-twenties, I have become totally okay with the fact that my life doesn’t look like inside of a Gap catalog.

So behold my life in all its precious and irreplaceable and messy and beautiful bits!

(This is how we make the most of family days: brunch, which we quickly saved from Leo’s grabby hands, relaxing in pajamas, a walk at the zoo with friends, and a makeshift picnic on the couch.)

Cheers!

Twelve Months

Twelve Months

Leisure and Laziness, Etc.

Leisure and Laziness, Etc.