Category Archives: Pregnancy

You are your own little man (for my second son)

You were born under water in our bedroom, with your nana and big brother, sound asleep down the hall. You came out screaming and crying and in that moment, all of my fear and anxiety evaporated. Here you were, we did it,

You are your own little man (for my second son)

You were born under water in our bedroom, with your nana and big brother, sound asleep down the hall. You came out screaming and crying and in that moment, all of my fear and anxiety evaporated. Here you were, we did it,

Labor day

What is it about my babies and holidays? My first was born on Halloween and this one passed Labor Day by a mere 5 hours. This was a completely different birth story than the first. It started two weeks early with

Labor day

What is it about my babies and holidays? My first was born on Halloween and this one passed Labor Day by a mere 5 hours. This was a completely different birth story than the first. It started two weeks early with

I’m yours.

Last week your dad and I were dancing in the kitchen and you walked over in your dinosaur pajamas and wedged your little hands between us, pushed us apart and then scolded your dad with one little finger putting out

I’m yours.

Last week your dad and I were dancing in the kitchen and you walked over in your dinosaur pajamas and wedged your little hands between us, pushed us apart and then scolded your dad with one little finger putting out

The Winter is past

11 “See! The winter is past;  the rains are over and gone. 12 Flowers appear on the earth;     the season of singing has come, the cooing of doves     is heard in our land. 13 The fig tree forms its early fruit;     the

The Winter is past

11 “See! The winter is past;  the rains are over and gone. 12 Flowers appear on the earth;     the season of singing has come, the cooing of doves     is heard in our land. 13 The fig tree forms its early fruit;     the

Nine pounds of inflammation

Ever since I went off birth control 4 years ago I’ve struggled with something called candida. The symptoms get worse for me when I’m pregnant or about to menstruate. Candida manifests itself in a variety of ways but it starts with a

Nine pounds of inflammation

Ever since I went off birth control 4 years ago I’ve struggled with something called candida. The symptoms get worse for me when I’m pregnant or about to menstruate. Candida manifests itself in a variety of ways but it starts with a

Esmé

October 19, 2015 I lost a baby, a baby that was due on my birthday in May.  I believed strongly that the baby was a girl, my son was due on my husband’s birthday and this odd coincidence just felt

Esmé

October 19, 2015 I lost a baby, a baby that was due on my birthday in May.  I believed strongly that the baby was a girl, my son was due on my husband’s birthday and this odd coincidence just felt

Itty bitty you (for my son)

Of course you were born upon the first snow fall. I tried to put on your 0-3 month snowsuit but it was 3x bigger than you. So, I bundled you in blankets and left the hospital hat on you. Your

Itty bitty you (for my son)

Of course you were born upon the first snow fall. I tried to put on your 0-3 month snowsuit but it was 3x bigger than you. So, I bundled you in blankets and left the hospital hat on you. Your