Hannah Scott

I was born and raised on the east side of Cincinnati. When I left to pursue a music therapy degree in Kansas City, I didn't think I would be returning…..but five years later, I changed my tune! Now I spend my days as a freelance writer and a mama bear to my own baby boy, Shiloh. In my tiny slivers of free time, I love indulging in iced coffee, hot baths, and long books--preferably all at once.

Blooms & Berries Fall on the Farm :: A Season of Safety

  One of my favorite things about Cincinnati is how quickly you can go from city to country. I was reminded of this phenomenon when we had the chance to check out Fall on the...

It’s Too Late to Love My Neighbor

My neighbor died last week. He was quite old and lived out his days alone in the house across the street from us. We waved when he checked his mail or mowed his lawn. We...

Working from Home with a Toddler (Without Losing Your Mind)

Choosing to work from home can mean that you value being present in your child’s life as much as possible. The opportunity to be there for every milestone is amazing! But trying to balance...
First Trimester Exhaustion

Practical Tips for Managing First Trimester Exhaustion

I don't remember much about the first trimester when I was pregnant with my son, mostly because I slept through it. Exhaustion was my biggest symptom. Of course, we also bought and moved into a...
Five Unexpected Reasons Pregnancy is the Best Nine Months of Your Life

Five Unexpected Reasons Pregnancy is the Best Nine Months of Your Life

You're probably familiar with some of the benefits of being pregnant. There's the famous "glow" and thick, shiny hair. The motivation to be more active and take better care of your body. The excitement...
So much more than sleepless nights

It’s So Much More Than Sleepless Nights

Hey there, Pregnant Mama. I was just like you not so long ago, anxiously awaiting the arrival of my first baby. I spent my days rubbing my giant belly, taking bump photos in the bathroom...

I Never Thought I’d Feel This Way About Swim Lessons

"Are you ready to get in the water? It's time to go splashy-splashy!" My one-year-old started kicking his legs, waving his arms, and giggling as soon as he heard me use our silly word for...

The Last Pumpkin Cookie Recipe You’ll Ever Need

Some people live for the summertime - blazing sunshine, hours spent poolside, tan skin. Not me. Thanks to my ghostly complexion, I typically spend the summer months hiding indoors (or left with a nasty sunburn when...

When Breastfeeding is the Enemy: The Story of a Tongue Tie

In his first few hours of life, my newborn was casually diagnosed with a tongue tie. This little tidbit of information was sandwiched between a glowing approval of his perfect head shape and a hearty...

9 Tips for Drinking More Water

I have a confession to make: I'm a water snob. There was a time in my life when I refused to drink water at all, and I had a plethora of reasons: this water tasted...