How to Get Mood Lighting at Home

How to Get Mood Lighting at Home

The other night, I went to a friend’s party, and the apartment glowed. Candles and lamps peppered each room, and fairy lights twisted around tables filled with…

My Persian Jewish Nose: A Love Story

My Persian Jewish Nose: A Love Story

This past spring, I ducked into a hole-in-the-wall in downtown Manhattan and got my nose pierced. I walked out on air, giddy with a newfound confidence in…

Toby and Anton in Conversation

Toby and Anton in Conversation

What funny things have the kids in your life recently said? Nine-year-old Anton and 12-year-old Toby make us laugh every day, and their humor has become a…

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What’s Your Post-Kids’ Bedtime Ritual?

There’s that moment each night when my kids are finally asleep, my spouse is watching whatever new Star Wars series I’ve opted not to rabbit-hole into, and…

What Pact Pieces I'm Wearing on My Next Trip (Plus, a Sale!)

What Pact Pieces I’m Wearing on My Next Trip (Plus, a Sale!)

What clothes do you like to wear for everyday adventures or trips? On a flight, for long walks, or while knocking around the neighborhood, I feel my…

My Friends' Brooklyn Apartment Has the Coolest DIYs (and the Cutest Dog)

My Friends’ Brooklyn Apartment Has the Coolest DIYs (and the Cutest Dog)

I first met Grace Cady when she regularly babysat the boys for a few years. She brings a beautiful mindfulness to all she does; my kids always…

A Friendship Meet Cute | Cup of Jo

A Friendship Meet Cute | Cup of Jo

When I first met my best friend, I was crying in a room full of strangers… It was a cold January night, and I was sitting in…