Emily Taylor

A Southern girl in surfer country. A mom just a little obsessed with a certain chubby baby. A wife head over heels for her genius hubby. Dog lover. Writer.

 

Pregnancy and Motherhood for Dummies

(I'm not calling anyone a dummy! That was just a catchy title. Although before I became pregnant with Wilder I did feel like a dummy when it came to all things baby and if you're newly pregnant or a first-time mom you might too, hence this post.) Recently a younger cousin of mine who is pregnant messaged me on Facebook asking for tips and advice on pregnancy and being a mother. I was pretty shocked because I'm certainly no expert but I was honored that she would think to ask me....more

Hipsters Aren't Too Cool for Cupcakes

I am not uncool, people. I just want to put that out there right off the bat. Since having a baby I don't have time to follow celebrity gossip or all the latest trends in fashion and music... but come to think of it I never did that anyway. Don't get me wrong, I like to look presentable/semi-fashionable and I love music; it's just that, these days, what is "in" is "out" in less than 6 seconds and I have better things to do than keep up with all that. Oh lord, you probably think I'm going to throw in a "back in my day" any minute now. OK, how can I prove that I'm not uncool?...more

Thankful

It's been a dumpy kind of day. I may have just made that word up, but it has. It's been just... blahhh. It's been raining. I've been missing my dad. I've run into some setbacks with party planning. And, as soon as I finished loading groceries into the car this afternoon, I realized I had forgotten something really important so I had to drag Wilder back in for a second time... only to get home and realize I had forgotten like two more things. Yeah, that kind of day....more

Pregnancy and Motherhood for Dummies

(I'm not calling anyone a dummy! That was just a catchy title. Although before I became pregnant with Wilder I did feel like a dummy when it came to all things baby and if you're newly pregnant or a first-time mom you might too, hence this post.) Recently a younger cousin of mine who is pregnant messaged me on Facebook asking for tips and advice on pregnancy and being a mother. I was pretty shocked because I'm certainly no expert but I was honored that she would think to ask me....more