Category: baby

The Longest Shortest Time

I’ve got about 1 week of pregnancy left. I say this with relative certainty, because I have decided to be induced at 39 weeks gestation. There’s always a sense of finality at the end of a pregnancy – you know that baby can’t stay in there forever – but this is the first time I’ve …

One Year Old

I think that I should probably just give up trying to explain how my kids make me feel. My whole little family, really – my kids, my husband – big picture stuff. I’m completely overwhelmed with beauty and love. Several times over the last year we have been reminded of …

Six Months Later

Well, it’s happened. I haven’t written anything in so long that I feel bad about it. It’s partially because Katie Rubin started writing a mom blog that is so good, it basically made me never want to write again. It’s also partially because KIDS. TWO KIDS. My last post, interestingly …

Two Years Old

Today my baby girl, my firstborn, my darling Willow is two years old. The other day I was organizing her dresser.  Old clothes out, new clothes in.  As I folded away everything that said 18 months, I realized that in a few days we would no longer count months.  I lifted one more set …

Slowing Down

If you knew how mind-numbingly boring so many of my days feel, you’d probably raise an eyebrow at the title of this post.  (I would.) But I don’t mean “slowing down” in relation to speed. I really try to be as present as possible for my kids, but I admit …

*A final word on breastfeeding

And then may I never write about it again.  Seriously. It struck me at some point over the last few months that not everyone who reads my blog knows me personally.  Taking that into consideration, I figured it would be worthwhile to put my thoughts on breastfeeding to bed.  I’ve already …