It’s here! At last! The much anticipated (by probably two people) return of Weigh-in Wednesdays on the blog! A little backstory first. I joined Weight Watchers in 2015 and lost almost 40 lbs on the Points Plus program. I quit that program in the spring of 2016 after they switched to Smart Points and I … More The Return of Weigh-in Wednesdays
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
This is going to be a little emotional, friends. If you’ve done any poking around this blog or know me well, you probably already know that I had a miscarriage several months ago. My due date for that baby was mid January – very close to my own birthday. I’ve been waiting for that to … More A Letter to the Child We Lost
It’s February in Minnesota – typically the coldest month of the year. This is when you’re most likely to check your weather app, see that it’s thirty below at 8 AM and that it isn’t going to get any warmer, and want to pull the covers right back over your head. But we are mothers. … More Sakura Bloom Sling Diary Submission – A Day in the Life
My son is eight months old. He’s nearly been alive as long out of the womb as he was in it. For some reason, that just blows my mind. Watching him change and grow and learn always makes me think of how once he was this tiny little boy, roaring on the warming table while … More Eight.