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  1. It’s true. Sometimes it takes becoming a mother yourself to truly understand the one who raised you. Whether she lives across an ocean or right next door, has a house full of little ones or an empty nest, it is second nature for moms to put others needs before their own. These gifts are designed to remind …

  2. Readers, I’m excited to introduce you to my friend Liz Welle. I met Liz when she was the tender age of 19 and working her way through undergrad. She’s been one of my favorite follows on social media and I admire her humor, candor, and willingness to wear her heart on her sleeve. As I move into …

  3. This post was brought to you in partnership with TRADITIONAL MEDICINALS. IMAGES BY 2ND TRUTH There aren’t enough hours in the day. It’s been four months since the transition to “Working Mom” and while I’ve decided “having it all” is a myth, I am starting to feel like things are becoming more manageable. I’ve challenged myself to …

  4. Ah, shopping for Dad. It’s always been the hardest task! I don’t know about you, but if my dad needs something, he buys it. So what do you get the guy who pretty much has everything? Something he never knew he needed. We put together a list of tried and true classics that we consider an …

  5. Brought to you in partnership with PEDIGREE® Dentastix Treats. Images by 2ND TRUTH Winnie Bear will always be our “first born.” We got a handful of parenting mistakes out of our system with her, and for better or worse, she’s proven to be a sensitive and sometimes needy member of our family. Not that we mind the extra …

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  7. Our monthly reading edits are compiled by Francine Thompson, W&D’s Content Manager, Bridgette Dutkowski, W&D’s Project Manager, and me! Every month we get together to talk about the content going on W&D for the upcoming weeks, which is most often inspired by articles, timely topics, and cultural touch points outside the lifestyle category. We hope that we enjoy these links …

  8. BROUGHT TO YOU IN PARTNERSHIP WITH the HP spectre x360 IMAGES BY 2ND TRUTH There are a lot of things to love about being the older sister. For one, you’ve got the upper hand when it comes to being in charge when your parents left the house. You could also convince your younger siblings you were intensely cool when …

  9. For the sister who shares your closet and shoe size, dreams of opening a bookstore/flower shop someday, likes to spend the afternoon with tea and a book, makes cocktails for her friends in her eclectic uptown apartment, is a hopeless romantic with a weakness for Emily Brontë and always gives the best advice. Shop the Guide Flower arranging …

  10. Living in a small(ish) older home has plenty of quirks. Rarely is there a true right angle; the floors creak and will slope to one side; and the windows leak. In my opinion, all of these annoyances are totally worth it when living in a home with character. While I wouldn’t trade my older home for a new one …

  11. BROUGHT TO YOU IN PARTNERSHIP WITH ARTIFACT UPRISING IMAGES BY 2ND TRUTH We’ve lived in this house for two full years now. During these last two years, major milestones have taken place: Winnie joined the family, our home undertook a major renovation, a once-in-a-lifetime trip, we had a baby (!!!). Milestones that we want to remember and relive (maybe not the …

  12. Pre-kiddo, I had no idea what to purchase for little ones during the holidays (or birthdays for that matter). Now that August is here, I’m hyper aware of all of the amazing items that are available for the littles. Teeny-tiny sweaters, patterned blankets and timeless toys are my newest obsession. We’ve gathered a foolproof guide to …

  13. BROUGHT TO YOU IN PARTNERSHIP WITH SHUTTERFLY. IMAGES BY 2ND TRUTH Joe and I are notorious for not taking photos of ourselves together. More often than not, a friend has to remind us to be in a “normal” photo together. I fully recognize the irony: A couple that loves their individual Instagram accounts so much but a documentation of …