Journey’s 9th & 10th month update: Be free my child

“I constantly go between wanting you to stay my little baby forever, and being excited about all of the amazing things you’ll do in this life.” Journey Belle, Oh I wish I could tell you to slow down, but it would only be out of pure selfishness.  I just want to hold you a littleContinue reading “Journey’s 9th & 10th month update: Be free my child”

Journey’s 7th & 8th month update: Oh the places you have gone!

We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that (she) he is someone today. Stacia Tauscher My precious Pea, This has been a busy time for our entire family. I feel like we have been in the car more than home these past few months. You have not seem to mindContinue reading “Journey’s 7th & 8th month update: Oh the places you have gone!”

Journey’s 6th Month Update: Happy Half Birthday

“Children are not things to be molded, but people to be unfolded” -Jess Lair Happy half birthday Gummy Bear, I know I say this a lot, but I love you so much!  You are such a sweet, sweet baby. Anytime I watch someone with you, they are beaming from ear to ear.  There is somethingContinue reading “Journey’s 6th Month Update: Happy Half Birthday”

Journey’s 4 & 5 month update: Peace in chaos

Fat Fat (Daddy’s nickname for you), We were making moves these past two months! Though not a fan of your carseat, you have enjoyed the destinations once we have arrived.  There was a sense of peace between the two of us this month. I feel like we got into a groove. I am learning youContinue reading “Journey’s 4 & 5 month update: Peace in chaos”

The Fourth Trimester: Journey Isabelle

Journey Bell, My little lovebug!  What a blessing of a child you have been these three months.  You were born just a few days before thanksgiving and you are indeed one of the best gifts.  Spending the holidays with a newborn baby reminded me just how important the little things are, like watching you smileContinue reading “The Fourth Trimester: Journey Isabelle”

Why I didn’t blog this pregnancy

Today I watched a video that instructed two people to stare at each other in silence for four minutes. There was a lot of giggling initially, then intense pondering, concluded with tears. Every single pairing ended in tears.  The footage reminded me just how much healing there is in silence.  Some have asked why IContinue reading “Why I didn’t blog this pregnancy”

Don’t sing happy birthday to me

While in a store I saw a pretty awesome device. I said “Gosh I need to find someone to buy that for as a gift”. Someone I met just that day looked at me and said “You! You are that person; get it for yourself.” It was a quick moment. We laughed. I left. AfterContinue reading “Don’t sing happy birthday to me”

Genesis 11 month update: Imagine the possibilities

Hey Sugarplum, It’s happening! You are about to turn one and I swear the closer it gets the more I can’t believe it to be true. It’s like I want to pretend that you are still just a 7lbs baby coming home from the hospital, but you are far from that! You have begun developingContinue reading “Genesis 11 month update: Imagine the possibilities”

Genesis 10 month update: Summertime Fun

Hey Munchkin, Genesis!!!!! I am convinced you love your name because the look you give me while running down the hall, as I am yelling it, is pure joy. I guess we can call it running but really it’s a fast paced waddle; that tends to end in giggling falls down the hallway, as DaddyContinue reading “Genesis 10 month update: Summertime Fun”