Click on. Lily. Like. 4.9.21 | Jess ann kirby

Yesterday was a bit of a mad rush. I spent the morning trying to find a daycare for Marin for next fall / winter in Vermont, only to find our outlook is BLEAK, as I had no idea this was something you were up to. were supposed to think long before your child actually did. go to daycare. My DMs were on fire with other compassionate mothers and sharing their own experiences of finding child care. It is a seriously flawed and flawed system that puts mothers, parents and caregivers in failure. And perhaps the most frustrating thing is that we know there are solutions to these problems, but our country is failing to implement them. I have a lot more thoughts on this, and I would be interested in yours as well, once I can put them together in a cohesive way I will write something with more on the subject.

In other news, we put our names on a vaccine cancellation list and got a call yesterday afternoon there were two spots open. We were able to get the picture of J&J and what a huge sigh of relief. I had a few minor side effects overnight, chills and low fever, but woke up, took Tylenol, and fell asleep again. I feel very grateful this morning and a little moved to be able to see friends and family that I haven’t seen in over a year. It is certainly a reason for joy.

If you’re looking for something to buy, try, read, share, or pin, we’ve got you covered. Here is the best of the week …
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Click on. Lily. Like. 4.9.21

This story of an Arab coin 1600s found at Sweet Berry Farm in Middletown, RI is pretty wild.

On the cancellation of culture and who it serves.

Self-tanner to put on a swimsuit for Marin’s swimming lesson. Haha. Isle of Paradise Self-Tanning Mousse never hurt me. (J)

Following our Instagram discussion yesterday on early childhood protection, an article on how to fix faulty child care system.

OMG these pictures of Amanda Gorman in Vogue is Beyond Beauty.

I forgot this pink highlighter from Saie because I left it at RI. I like it on its own or under my makeup as a base. (J)

The United States ranks among the highest countries for parental exhaustion, here’s why.

A really Interesting review of Melissa Febos’ new book: Girlhood.

the Sephora Spring Savings Event is here. At present, it is only open to red members. I have VIB status, so I will post my picks on Monday. Waiting, my post from last year has a lot of my favorites. (J)

Loved this peek into a cozy upstate home– he looks so quiet and removed from the hustle and bustle of the rest of the world.

I was holding on this GrossyPelosi vodka sauce recipe and it was silly because it was so delicious and easy. (VS)

A really interesting piece

The defect at the center of the culture of purity.

For those of you who love Brandi Carlile, she was recently on an episode of BrenĂ© Brown’s podcast.

Ten Easy Ways to Raise a Respectful Child.

Make two pretty simple adjustments to the way we eat can help fight climate change.

AYR has just launched a few new colors in The Deep End button down. I still have a soft spot for blue, but I also like pink. (J)

Apparently wilderness pandemic explorers put real pressure on search and rescue.

An essay by Joyce Maynard on the consequences for women when they tell the truth.

Why we need paid leave after miscarriage in the USA.

Craig and I saw the documentary WeWork: or the making and breaking of a $ 47 billion unicorn on Hulu Last weekend. I’ve read a few articles about its downfall, but I’ve never followed the company so closely. In many ways, the documentary left me with more questions than when I started, but it’s worth watching. (J)

A magnificent photo report by Asian and American-Asian photographers that show what love looks like during a time of hate. There is also a nice intro from Celeste Ng.

I was looking for a good sports bra so I ordered this one from Summersalt (will let you know what I think but I generally like their stuff). Had these leggings too (both in sage color). (J)

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