Katie

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Wife, mother, and career-driven woman. Navigating the crazy adventure that life is taking us on.
People often say that opposites attract. Never has this been truer than for my husband and me. According to the Meyers Briggs personality test, I am ISTJ and he is ENFP. Total opposites in every regard. OVERVIEW OF THE TWO...
The original prognosis was that Elijah would have to wear a Doc band for 3-4 months, taking into consideration his age and severity of the plagiocephaly. However, it turns out that Eli is a professional at growing his head,...
It's almost Chinese New Year! This year, the lunar new year falls on February 16th. 2018 is the year of the dog, according to the Chinese zodiac, which repeats every twelve years. Even though China is beginning to incorporate more and more...
Unlike my husband's family, who has been in the U.S. (and North Carolina) for generations, my parents were the first people (that we know of) to immigrate to the United States from our family. I like to joke with my...
Back is Best The Safe to Sleep campaign (formerly known as Back to Sleep) was launched in 1994 by the American Academy of Pediatrics, which recommended that parents put their babies to sleep on their backs in order to reduce...
Walking past Fiction Kitchen in downtown Raleigh, the first thing you'll notice is the bright green paint and the large yellow sign. Peering in for a closer look, you will see the mismatched furniture, quirky decor, and laid back...
There are over 45,000 Chinese restaurants in the U.S. That's more than McDonald's, Burger King, and KFC combined. The majority of these restaurants offer very similar looking and tasting food, even though these restaurants are independently owned and operated. I...
After you bring your new baby home, sleep becomes one of life's most precious commodities. When the baby doesn't sleep, one or both parents also don't sleep. Some babies are naturally great sleepers while others require hours of bouncing,...
My husband and I recently found out about The Beyond Burger, made by the brand Beyond Meat. This burger is made out of 100% plant protein (pea protein for their "beef" burgers) but mimics the texture and taste of...
Originally published on Thirty on Tap Being a vegan can be hard, especially when living in a small town in the South. Lack of convenience is one of the biggest drawbacks. I can’t just go to a drive-thru and grab...
Wife, mother, and career-driven woman. Navigating the crazy adventure that life is taking us on.