Have a Nice Weekend. | Cup of Jo


What are you as much as this weekend? We’re having sleepovers tonight! The fridge is stocked with snacks and sodas. The boys are SO excited, and I’m exhausted already, haha. Hope you might have a superb one, and listed below are a number of enjoyable hyperlinks from across the net…

I’ll be spending the weekend sporting these.

Can we discuss courting apps and the way there needs to be a greater manner? “Apparently in Norway if you go mountaineering within the mountains, inexperienced buffs or hats imply you’re single, and crimson imply you’re in a relationship.”

Monster cookies.

What I think about strangers take into consideration me once they see me studying a e book in public. “That woman might be on her cellphone however she selected to learn a e book as an alternative. I guess she has by no means watched a full season of ‘Home Hunters Worldwide’ in a single day.” (New Yorker)

Discovered my eternally Halloween costume! The children went bananas.

Oooh, wouldn’t you like a pink kitchen?

The nap bishop is spreading the great phrase: relaxation. “I decide success by what number of naps I took in per week, and what number of instances I instructed any person no; what number of boundaries I upheld,” Tricia Hersey says. (NYTimes present hyperlink)

Nice information: Major Youngsters is working 30% off your complete order with code COJ30. Extremely suggest these shirts and their sweaters.

This parenting comedian, haha.

LOVING fall garments with nice timeless shade combos — exhibit A, exhibit B.

How one can assist somebody going by way of a troublesome time. “If an individual going by way of traumatic shit would love a mani-pedi, she is just not going to take herself there as a result of she’ll most likely be fearful the entire time and it’ll not be pleasurable. Different-care is what’s wanted. My supply to new mother acquaintances is at all times ‘I’ll come to your own home, and fold laundry, do dishes, and clear your rest room and never discuss to you, and be one other grownup within the room if it’s worthwhile to use the bathroom with out bringing the newborn in with you, and I don’t know you nicely sufficient so that you can care what I believe or have you ever really feel like it’s worthwhile to entertain me’… Or, ‘I’m choosing up all of your laundry and taking it dwelling with me and washing/drying/folding it for you, goodbye once I come again along with your clear clothes and a few dinner.’”

What an exquisite statue.

Plus, three reader feedback:

Says Allison on what number of youngsters do you might have: “I at all times wished 4 youngsters. Three years of IVF later, I’ve one candy, excellent child son. Getting right here was, at instances, heartbreakingly tough. I’d do all of it once more (and plan to!) but when he finally ends up being our solely, he will likely be a lot greater than sufficient.”
Replies Foolish Lily: “Allison, you MUST embroider this and dangle it over your child’s crib… really it needs to be hanging over each child’s crib: MORE THAN ENOUGH.”

Says Noelle on easy methods to meal plan: “We instituted Muffin Monday, which supplies us one thing to sit up for on Mondays and likewise means one much less evening to plan for. We make an enormous batch of muffins every Monday night (saving the leftovers for breakfast) and scrambled eggs. Everyone seems to be completely satisfied.”

Says Morgan on scorching dads in youngsters’s books: “Shout out to Richard from the unique 1987 Guess Who. My grandma and I at all times talked about how variety his eyes are. Seems my husband of 19 years appears to be like loads like Richard (learn: variety eyes), and once I play the sport with my daughters they check with him as Papa. ‘Is your individual Papa?’ Step energetic of us, goals actually DO come true.”

(Picture of our eating room through Cup of Jo’s Instagram. Statue hyperlink through Carissa Potter.)

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