Marriage, motherhood

“Babymoon has several meanings. The original meaning is a period of time that parents spend bonding with a recently-born baby.” These last few weeks have been blissful as we enjoy the ‘babymoon’ with our newest little miracle. My husband was able to use sick days and some vacation he’d accrued to stay home with me and the babe […]

September 5, 2012

“He’s here!” A birth story


This is a story about a baby’s birth. It was…birth; simply put. It involved moaning, laughter, some ridiculous wailing and animal-like noises, some not nice words, lots of breathing, and various bodily excretions. (If any of that weirds or grosses you out I would suggest not reading any further. And if you do choose to […]

August 26, 2012

Positive birth-talk


My body knows. My baby’s body knows. God made my body for this; I can do this. My body will go into labor, I will not stay pregnant forever. Though I am “really low”, pendulous even, my baby will come out just fine. He will not get stuck. I will not die. He will not die. […]

August 7, 2012

Crafty Nesting

Around the House, motherhood

The nesting/crafting bug has definitely hit me! The time for our baby’s birth approaches quickly and I’ve checked off all my necessary baby-nesting and birth prep to-dos! diapers washed tiny onesies fresh and ready soft wipes for my baby’s tushie knit hat for the Fall bassinet up beside my bed heart open ready for Love

July 21, 2012