Category: life

2014

The year will be over in less than 12 hours. I’m going to get right to the point. I am 31, married with two children and cannot avoid the fact that I am a full-fledged adult any longer.  And as scary and weird and great as that is – I think …

*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 …

Violet Isabel Macy

Spoiler alert:  This story has a happy ending. I never reached a point in my first pregnancy when I was “over it”.  It was new, it was exciting, and the cold weather kept me comfortable.  This pregnancy was a different story.  I was heavier than before, the summer heat was …

Only Child

I am 35 weeks pregnant today.  That means my unborn baby is about the size of a honeydew melon.  It also means that Willow will be an only child for another 5 weeks (or fewer). I’ve obviously been thinking about this a lot, but now that I’m down to the …

1908

About a week and a half ago, my little family packed up and moved from our Windsor Terrace apartment of the last 4 years. Even though we were so excited to move to our new home, it was impossible not to feel a little sad. Our studio apartment on the …

I Am A _______ Mother

There’s a reason I haven’t written anything in months. When I found out I was pregnant again, Willow was only 8 1/2 months old.  I had several reactions, most of which involved multiple expletives and excessive crying. I don’t want you to feel bad for me.  I’m okay.  But I …