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emily

  • Our Dublin Home: Before Photos

    We’ve officially been back in Dublin for 3 months and one week. Honestly, it feels like much, much longer. And not because it’s all been hard (although I won’t be signing up for an…

    October 16, 2018
  • Autumn In Ireland

    Last week, Michael remarked that it felt like autumn had arrived in Dublin this week. Seemingly out of nowhere, all the trees started to turn and leaves are rapidly falling. We joked that next…

    October 13, 2018
  • Dear Houston: Thank You

    I wrote these words for Mabel & Moxie, a parenting website I contribute to monthly, right after we left Houston. I’d been writing them in my head for weeks before we left, and it was…

    September 25, 2018
  • Our First Family Howth Hike

    If you’ve ever met me, you probably know how much I love my Howth cliff walk. Sometimes, if I’m lucky, I get to run it, but if I’m even luckier, I get to hike…

    September 24, 2018
  • The Dead Samaritan: A Dublin Thriller

    So in addition to moving back to Dublin this summer, I’ve had a little more excitement in the last few months. Late last month, my book was published! It was so long in the…

    September 18, 2018
  • Maya Starts Preschool

    Maya started preschool last week. In Ireland they call preschool Montessori, although not all preschools use the actual Montessori method. Maya’s school does, though, so it’s technically a Montessori Montessori. Ha! On her first…

    September 17, 2018
  • Noah Turns One

    We now have a one year old little boy! Well, technically, we have a 13 month old by this point, but we did celebrate on his actual birthday with cupcakes and family, and it…

    September 14, 2018
  • Transitioning Home

    I’ve started this post at least five different times in the last few weeks. And each time, before I get a chance to finish it, it’s all out of date and I scrap the…

    September 10, 2018
  • Greetings from Dublin!

    We’re home. When we finally landed after our more than 12 hour journey back to Dublin from my parents’ house in Maine, we looked at each other and said, “We’re home.” We did it.…

    July 13, 2018
  • Big News // We’re Moving Back to Ireland!

    We are so excited that we finally get to share some big news! We’re moving back to Dublin this summer! While we had envisioned that this wacky Houston adventure would be a one year…

    May 24, 2018