SHE is here! Hadley Rose [rest of God] June 16th, 2017 7:41 p.m. 6 lbs. 9 oz. 19.5" And Happy Due Date as well! It has been one week since Hadley joined us earthside and it has been a busy but mostly smooth week. I can't wait to share our birth story in a little … Continue reading It’s a GIRL!
~This post is in collaboration with PinkBlush, but all opinions are my own.~ Here we are at 36 weeks. For me that more than likely means one more month of pregnancy. Emmett came 5 or 6 days after his due date (depending on which one you use) so I am not holding my breath about going … Continue reading Surviving (and enjoying) the Third Trimester | PinkBlush
Today I am sharing over at Kindred Motherhood, a motherhood collaboration I am honored to be a part of. I've mentioned it here and there and if you see us on a regular basis, you might know that we have dealt with food sensitivities with Emmett for a year now. It was a huge transition initially … Continue reading Dealing with Food Sensitivities
I use the word registry lightly. We did not sign up or "register" anywhere this time. What you see below is as far as I will get other than my scrappy notes that are hidden somewhere on the dining room table. When we learned we were pregnant this time around, no freak out moment happened … Continue reading Registry Roundup for Baby #2
This week the cold monster headed to our home and hit Emmett on Tuesday. He got a pretty throaty cough for two days, followed by throwing up his breakfast and then cue the green snot and sneezing. Of course he is feeling better today and now I can feel it sneaking up on me! Our … Continue reading 4 Ways to Help Your Child Get Better (without heading to the drugstore)
I wanted a cool nick name for this baby. With Emmett he was called "Baby E." Even though we did not know he was a boy, both of our names (boy and girl) started with an E, so it just worked. This time that has not happened. In fact, it was not until last month … Continue reading 31 Weeks with Baby 2
Happy Birthday to my sweet, funny, smiling two year old! Oh, how you are loved by everyone who comes in contact with you. You bring joy to our family and this world and I thank God that you are in our family. Love, Your Mama We have a t.w.o. year old. I think this is … Continue reading Emmett is 2!
OK, before you dismiss this recipe because you think it is lacking everything a pancake needs, let me state two things. one. This recipe is delicious and easy! My husband and I only substitute various ingredients so our son can eat it too. We find it makes us healthier in general but we can also … Continue reading Pancake Recipe (gluten, dairy and egg free)
Today my essay is being featured over on Kindred Together! You can read it here. This winter my husband and I were faced with a huge decision that I did not necessarily share with many people. We wanted our decision to be based on God and not other's opinions and thoughts. It was not easy … Continue reading You Can Count on My Decision
If there is anything cliche that is actually true that people have told me about the second pregnancy is that it flies. Here we are at 20 weeks to the date. It has passed incredibly quickly but somehow JUNE sounds a 100 miles away right now. I mean, especially as I sit here in 22 degree … Continue reading 20 Weeks and Blackberry Pancakes