L&L Lifestyle Column

Lattes & Living has been growing! I've been so fortunate to expand my writing career and join the world of journalism as a columnist for "The Sealy News." Each week you can find my newest column at the top of this page, and I hope you enjoy it!


Our Rainbow of chaos

Last week I had more free time in the history of my motherhood career than ever before. All of the kids were off with grandparents, and, I’m not going to lie, it was glorious. The house was clean, quiet and I did something I hadn’t done in years… NOTHING! 

In preparation for the mass exodus of the Schupbach house, ... (read more)

End of summer family bucket list

As a child, I started looking forward to the summer break about two weeks after school started. Even though I genuinely enjoyed school and being with my friends, the slow-paced summers were heaven-sent.

However, as an adult, I have a bit of a different perspective on the months of June, July, and August. This summer has been my first having all three of my kids home all the time, and... (read more)



Making decisions for children: Shoulda, coulda, woulda

While I was getting our youngest ready for bed reently, I reached for a "night time diaper" (aka extra-absorbent), and a thought popped into my head: “Maybe we should be using cloth diapers?”

This is our third baby in five years, and we’re done having children. Also, he’s pushing 18 months old, so we’re within about a year’s time of being diaper-free... (read more)