Category: love

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 …

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 …

#TBT

2006 was an epic year. So epic, in fact, that many of its events have already passed into legend. The truth is, it was a big year for my friends and me.  Sometimes it was awful, sometimes it was awesome, most times it was dramatic, and we LOVED it.  Well…………not …