Wit & Delight was created in late 2008 while Kate was working as a graphic designer in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Kate Arends started Wit & Delight to discover how style fit into her life. Wit & Delight became Kate's way of considering all areas where style is concerned, serving as a platform for her thought process in developing her own personal style.
We live in a go, go, go world in which every minute is monetized. The work never stops, the Internet never sleeps, the world never stops spinning. Today contributor Megan McCarty is sharing a guide to doing nothing in a culture that demands we do everything (spoiler alert: it can be harder than it sounds).
I am no stranger to worry; the characteristic has been a familiar foe of mine most of my life. Yet it wasn't until somewhat recently that I realized exactly how much worrying was affecting me physically. Since then, I've set out to change my relationship with stress, and I'm writing about that journey on the blog today.
Two kids. One dog. No time. I need one less item on my to-do list. This seems to be a constant struggle.
I think about my mom a lot these days as I try to juggle being a mom, cleaning the house, getting my work done, and making time for my own self-care. My mom used to always lament that she was constantly picking up after us, and now… now I get why she was so frustrated.
Today contributor April Smasal is making a case for having sleepovers as adults—freezing time for a few hours and having an unencumbered opportunity to bond with friends, like we used to do when we were kids. And we happen to think she has an excellent point.
Today is Father's Day, and we felt it an apt time to share this post contributor Tala Ciatti wrote in 2017. In it, she writes about how we can approach this holiday when our relationship with our own dad isn't ideal, or is just... different.
It’s one of those defining lines I use to describe myself—on dating apps, when meeting new people, when talking with friends and family. I think all of us find occasional comfort in definition—there’s a reassurance in knowing who you are, what interests you, how to articulate yourself to other people. And for me, calling myself a runner is the characteristic in which I feel most deeply rooted.