Jen Inchiostro

the daily life of a nerdy mom

“To be nobody but 
yourself in a world 
which is doing its best day and night to make you like 
everybody else means to fight the hardest battle 
which any human being can fight and never stop fighting.” 
E.E. Cummings


  • Weekend Vibes

    The weather made a turn for the better- and we finally got to be outside! Juniper and Olive hung a bird box we painted… Last year, I was laid up with a broken foot from Mid-March until Late April. It is really fun to be able to get out here and watch everything bloom and…

  • A Case of the Mondays….

    I had to go to the doctor for a less than fun kind of doctors appointment. At least usually, my doctor that I have had since my Hashimoto’s Diagnosis in 2018, constantly shocks me with how great of a doctor she is. The appointment was fast, painless and full of dignity. There are no pictures…

  • Rainy Friday Vibes

    Rainy Friday Vibes

    I woke up with headache to more rain and grey weather today, and was crushed with an overwhelming melancholy I couldn’t shake. Shortly after getting out of bed- I received very somber news from a friend. Times like these, when life unexpectedly tosses a curveball- I find comfort in rooting into the present. I cannot…

  • The Museum of Extraordinary Things- A review

    The Museum of Extraordinary Things- A review

    I picked this up on a complete whim after a bender of Alice Hoffman I went on last summer. This copy was well worn, practically falling off the binding in spots- and that always makes me curious. It means a lot of people read it! I had it on loan for MONTHS- had to return…

  • The Test of Time

    The Test of Time

    It was 2005 and my husband was on deployment. I had just had my first child and I was all alone in a new city. Then I found blogs, and communities of bloggers that were active every day.  I was a devout blog reader, every morning I would wake up before the baby, make coffee…