Songwriters Night for Cystic Fibrosis

Hi friends! Please join me if you can!!


Fatherhood 5k

What are your plans for Father’s Day this year? This is what we were up to last year! A group of us got together and started the morning off with a 5k on the beautiful Fontanel grounds. As you can see from the picture above, I was in no shape to run a 5k. I…

Adventures in eating!

Join me today at  the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt blog to see the face that Roxana made when I secretly switched her avocado with applesauce!    

Captain Cool

Remember that time when Yago flew head-first into the open minivan door? Hoping for a drama-free holiday this year! Please read my post over on at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt’s website! Captain Cool

High Hopes.

Roxana four months

I had such high hopes for writing this month, but it’s just so hard to make time. I know I need to schedule time and just do it, but for now, I think I’ll just be happy spending more time with my kiddos. I find myself falling asleep extremely early these days. In a year…


Have you seen this new site? If you know me, you know that we have visited Vanderbilt Children’s more time than we would have liked (you can read about one visit here). We are lucky to have Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital here in Nashville. My kiddos have had nothing but great experiences despite not-so-great experiences that landed…

The wait is over!


Yago and Daryoosh are proud to introduce their new baby sister! Roxana Parvin was born on June 29, 2012. She weighed 4lb 6oz and measured 17 in long. Despite her size, no NICU time needed and we were able to take her home with no delays! Thanks to Brooke Kelly for this and other amazing…

My Preschool Graduate


My preschool graduate is all smiles. Photo credit to Grannis Photography.

New Toy

(click on the photo to refocus!) Having fun with my new camera…more to come!


new year

My first photo of 2012 (well, almost 2012).