“The soul is healed by being with children” – Fyodor Dostoyevsky G.G. (This is the nickname I have called you the most this month), Well the cliché is true; you have grown so fast! This month has been extremely eventful and at times I have felt a little out of control of our time andContinue reading “Genesis Three Month Update: Rolling Over, Celebrating Thanksgiving, and More Visitors”
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The Beginning of All That Ever Was…Genesis One & Two Month Update
“To my children…If I had to choose between loving you and breathing I would use my last breath to tell you…I Love You” My Dearest Genesis, Before I delve into all the exciting things that have been happening since your birth, I must start with saying that Daddy and I owe everything in this pastContinue reading “The Beginning of All That Ever Was…Genesis One & Two Month Update”
Party of Four: Mommy Breakdown!
“Happy is he that is happy in his children” -Thomas Fuller Baby Notes: Well it finally happened! I had my first Mommy breakdown. At our 38 week checkup my cervix was closed and high. I had high hopes that at our 39 week checkup it would be a dramatic difference since I did almost everythingContinue reading “Party of Four: Mommy Breakdown!”
Party of Four: Wait how much weight have I gained????
“The soul is healed by being with children.” -Fyodor Dostoevsky Baby Notes: I was one of those freaks that actually really enjoyed being pregnant. Even though my pregnancy was considered high risk for the majority of it, I had to be on bed rest for nearly five months, and I was constantly in pain; IContinue reading “Party of Four: Wait how much weight have I gained????”
Party of Four: What’s in Mommy’s Hospital Bag?
“Pretty much all the honest truth telling there is in the world is done by children” Oliver Wendell Homes Hey Folks! We are officially 35 weeks and recently packed the hospital bag for Mom and Dad and wanted to share with you all. There are a few things not pictured that I have listed below.Continue reading “Party of Four: What’s in Mommy’s Hospital Bag?”
Party of Four: What’s in my Hospital Diaper Bag?
” We are transformed into our children, and feel more keenly for them than for ourselves” – Marie De Sevigne Hi Everyone! So I finally finished Genesis Diaper Bag for the hospital and wanted to post the contents below for your viewing pleasure. Thank you to all the mamas that helped me narrow some thingsContinue reading “Party of Four: What’s in my Hospital Diaper Bag?”
Party of Four: 34 weeks, emotional rollercoaster, nursery designs, and more pre-term labor scares
“Parents are often so busy with the physical rearing of children that they miss the glory of parenthood, just as the grandeur of the trees is lost when raking leaves.” –Marcelene Cox A little fun: Here is the link to a little prediction game we set up for Genesis. Take a guess at her weightContinue reading “Party of Four: 34 weeks, emotional rollercoaster, nursery designs, and more pre-term labor scares”
Party of Four: 30 Week Update, Placenta Encapsulation, and Midnight Snacking
“Never raise your hand to your children – it leaves your midsection unprotected” -Robert Orben Baby Notes: Are you seriously going to eat that? I have gotten TONS of questions (i.e. questions, criticism, and outright disapproving faces) about why we have chosen to encapsulate my placenta after Genesis’ birth. I have included the website ofContinue reading “Party of Four: 30 Week Update, Placenta Encapsulation, and Midnight Snacking”
Party of Four: Third Trimester Update, Summer Fun, Writing a New Piece, and YouTube?
“One of the virtues of being very young is that you don’t let the facts get in the way of your imagination.” Baby Notes: Since conceiving I have become completely and utterly obsessed with YouTube. I originally started watching a few mothers on the site to get more information about having a natural birth andContinue reading “Party of Four: Third Trimester Update, Summer Fun, Writing a New Piece, and YouTube?”
Party of Four: Name reveal, 6 month update, and Gift Haul
“The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother” -Theodore Hesburgh What’s in a name?:Besides getting pregnant I think the hardest thing during this pregnancy has been choosing a name. Once we found out it was a girl, I thought I had settled on a name, we hadContinue reading “Party of Four: Name reveal, 6 month update, and Gift Haul”