Q+A: Jamie Little and Shannon Spake

In the past year, I have learned being a working mom is not easy. Working in the sport of racing with the demands of travel, time away from home, a long season and chaotic hours makes the balance even more challenging. This month, I did a Q+A with two women in the business on these exact topics. There are only a select few women in …

Baby Items That Make Life Easier

I just looked through some of my old posts for kaitlynvincie.com, and it has been a hot minute since I’ve put a blog out there. I blame an (overly) busy life on that one — and racing. When in doubt, blame racing. But as the months have clicked by, my husband and I have become very aware of some simple baby items that have made …

Our Wedding: Happily Ever Harris

Wedding planning is an interesting phenomenon. There are hundreds of websites, magazines, Instagram accounts, Pinterest boards, and books dedicated to planning one single day of your life. However, it’s one of the most important days that you will ever experience, so I somewhat understand the obsession. But for me, I didn’t mess with 90% of that nonsense because I was too busy with a newborn …

Where to Go: Kauai Edition

When Blake and I started to plan a honeymoon, the deliberation period of ‘where should we go?’ lasted all of about ten minutes. The criteria? We wanted a place that was tropical, still in the United States, had ample cell service and obviously, the same money currency to make things all around simpler. For such a big decision, this proved to be an easy one: …

Traveling Road Life with a Newborn

Five weeks ago was a milestone event for our family: Kadence took not only her first trip to the racetrack, but also made her first flight to Colorado. Going into this trip I was nervous. Very nervous. I did not want to be that person who had a screaming infant on the plane for a three and a half hour flight. The good news? There were …

Inspiration Behind the Blog

I’ve worked in the racing industry as a journalist for the past eight years, and one thing I have learned throughout those years is that the sport often operates as a large family unit. Those who are involved in it often refer to it fondly as a traveling ‘circus.’ Earlier this year my fiancé Blake and I learned we would be starting a family of …