Dear Penny: Happy First Birthday

Dear Penny, I lived for 29 years before I knew you. 29 years as a daughter, sister, friend. 29 years learning and growing and trying to be a mostly good person… at least as much as a self-focused, immensely self-absorbed person can be. 29 years before you took your first breath. The breath that changed

Penny: Twelve Months Old

Okay, now that I’ve gotten the sappy emotional post out of the way, I think it’s time we round off one amazing year of Penny updates, don’t you? Today, my little bean is twelve months old. This is sometimes referred to as ONE YEAR OLD! Gah!!!! That’s right, kiddo. Throw those hands in the air

Day in the Life – 1st Birthday Week

Hi friends! It’s been a minute since I’ve popped in with a Day in the Life post (despite all my intentions and promises to do them more frequently — they’re surprisingly time-consuming and also time is like, this insane, ridiculously fast, totally cruel thing right now and somehow it’s already been 6 months since my