Kristen Carolan

Hello, my name is Kristen. Welcome to my blog!

I am a daughter, sister, wife, friend, occupational therapist, knitter, yoga practitioner, volunteer, and lover of all things done in the sun.

Kristen Carolan and her husband drinking prosecco on a boat in Positano.
Kristen Carolan standing on a balcony in an orange dress.

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My Blog

  • Pregnant Strolls
    I didn’t mean to giggle when my midwife asked me if I was still working out regularly. It’s just that I work as a pediatric occupational therapist with young children, and the whole day feels like a workout. I don’t think I’d be doing my job if I wasn’t chasing kids around, carrying them up the rock wall, and holding… Read more: Pregnant Strolls
  • Morning Moments With Baby
    In the first week of my third trimester, I told my midwife that it was going to be my favorite trimester yet. “I know a lot of people say that the second trimester is the best, but not for me,” I told her. “The best is yet to come.” I’d say I was right. Each trimester was beautiful in its… Read more: Morning Moments With Baby
  • Garden Daydreams
    Michael and I love to visit bookstores and libraries together. These dates have become an important part of our relationship since moving in together. On quiet weekends, we venture to the library to explore the shelves. On a trip somewhere new, we always find a bookstore to visit. Last year, we returned home from Europe with a suitcase full of… Read more: Garden Daydreams