Judah is six months old this week. I can hardly believe it. Apparently I’ve learned some things this time around. I’ve let go of a lot of expectations— for both myself and my kids. Judah’s still not exactly on a schedule. He does have a fairly predictable rhythm to his day and he does nap … More Six months.
Judah is four months old this week. I blogged Moses’ milestones every month. And I’m glad I did now, so I can look back and see what was going on developmentally and compare. I wish I could say that everything I said in my last blog post about Judah was still true. But it’s not. … More Four Months.
Disclaimer: this is a detailed birth story. Birth is a messy and rather graphic business. There are words and images below that may bother you. If you think they might, I’d encourage you to move along. Thanks! . . . . . . . . . My pregnancy with Judah was easier in some ways … More Judah’s Birth Story
It’s been a month since my father-in-law died. Only just. And it has left me and every member of my family totally wrecked, each in our own respective and unique ways. “How are you” is the question I get asked most often right now. It’s also the question I dread most right now. Why? … More How are you? (or how NOT to help your grieving friend)
For the last few days, I’ve been stuck in the kind of mindset I can only compare to grief. I am filled with sorrow (the kind that is so exhausting, getting out of bed and showering is an actual chore), I am angry, I feel sick to my stomach, I can’t handle being around most … More Why A White Middle-Class Christian Can’t Handle This Election
Dare I say it? Have I finally found that rhythm I’ve been desperately trying to get back in? I hope so! The Numbers: Down! And over that vacation gain. Woot! Non-Scale Victories: I asked my bestie for more accoutability and she said yes! She also gave some very wise advice about goals and motivation and … More WIW: Week 49
You know why I love PointsPlus? IT WORKS! And not only does it work– it works even when you don’t do it perfectly. I had a pretty good week. And then I totally fell off the wagon yesterday. And then I got back on. And I was dreading stepping on the scale this morning cause … More WIW: Week 48