Author Archive | Daci Platt

Indoor shot close up

Three for Her, Three for Me: Let’s Go to the Library

I’ve been a fan of the library since my elementary school gave out shiny “BOOK IT” buttons to the top readers. The library was there for me when my only friends were named Kristy, Claudia, Stacey, Mallory, Jessi, Mary Anne, and Dawn. It was there for me when my parents wouldn’t let me get magazine […]

Continue Reading 0
london-scout-41030

Black History Month: 16 Moms Who Inspire Us

In honor of Black History Month, we’ve put together a list of mothers and women who inspire us — not just this month, but every day.  Audre Lorde, poet (1934-1992)  How the days went while you were blooming within me I remember each upon each— the swelling changed planes of my body and how you first […]

Continue Reading 0
SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES

5 Tips to Start Writing about Motherhood in 2017

Someone once told me the days are long, but the years are short.  By someone, I mean literally every mother I’ve ever met. My daughter turns two next month, and I’m going to say something revolutionary: these have been two loooong years. That’s right—I don’t think the years seem any shorter than they have the rest of […]

Continue Reading 0
untitled-design-19

First Birthday Present: DIY Board Book

photo credit: Bri-licious Photography  I was so over throwing a first birthday party the moment another mom judged me in line at an ice cream shop. We were both holding almost-one-year-olds and started chatting about their upcoming parties. I mentioned that there would be mimosas at our 11am party. “Wow,” she said, giving me a […]

Continue Reading 0
IMG_5496

Baby’s First Playlist

While I was pregnant with my daughter, the song “Take Me to Church” came out. I followed its ride from The Current, to SNL, and eventually to ubiquity. While I was never a huge fan, there was one song on Hozier’s album that stuck with me: “Jackie and Wilson.” We’ll name our children Jackie and Wilson raise […]

Continue Reading 0