Hi. My name is Meg. I’m mom to my curious little girl, Holden, and my handsome little man, Gatsby (I was an English major).

oh, bother. was created out of my struggle as a working mom in a Pinterest world. I’m a DIYer wannabe and creative design appreciator, but I usually find myself falling a bit short in the execution. You’ll see.

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the dreaded christmas list

the dreaded christmas list

Baby's first Christmas @ohbotherblog So the Christmas list requests have started rolling in for Holden and... I don't know what to tell people! The kid has literally everything she needs, plus a father who hates junk and... just "stuff" in general. So what's a mom to do?

She likes to watch Sesame Street and climb on top of everything and take objects out of containers and put them back in. We have hundreds of flash cards and she likes to read books and take selfies and look at photos of herself on my iPhone. She lives a full life.

So the million dollar question is: what are your Christmas list suggestions for a 12-24 month old? I'd love to keep the list to educational and developmental-type toys and not a lot of noisy, plasticy stuff. 

ps - weren't Holdy's Christmas photos from last year adorable? I die.

a trip to the please touch museum

a trip to the please touch museum

elf on the shelf: it begins

elf on the shelf: it begins