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
[ Disclosure: this post has plenty of talk about periods, pregnancy and pee sticks >.< ] Finding out we were pregnant with this little nugget did not come as much of a surprise as last time. However, where we were when we found out was one. Typically you get to pee on the stick at home … Continue reading Finding Out About Baby #2
I feel like I am already failing in terms of documenting this pregnancy as much as I did with Emmett. Here I am at 17 weeks with my first update! (also I promise I am meaning to still write about finding out about this one...I keep forgetting...can I blame mom AND pregnancy brain!?) The Scoop … Continue reading Seventeen Weeks [with Baby#2]
Did you know that Merriam-Webster's Dictionary actually defines each year? I had no clue about this until it was shared on Sunday at church. Apparently 2016's word was "surreal." If I were to actually label our last year as a growing family of almost 4, a couple words come to mind: change, ordinary, + opportunity. [1.2016] … Continue reading Hello 2017.