Minute with Modo (#15): Time flies

Time Flies Today at dinner, while our daughter slept (parents of small children know that deserves a whoop whoop); my husband and I talked about how fast life is moving now that we have a child. After some discussion we realized time wasn’t moving faster…not at all…our time just has more meaning now. I won’tContinue reading “Minute with Modo (#15): Time flies”

Genesis Five Month Update: The Girl Who Found Her Voice

“To the world you may be ONE PERSON, but to ONE PERSON you may be the world” Hey Sugar Plum, Can’t believe it’s time to write another update, but time is flying by! You are five months old and really getting this “growing up thing” down. Some may call me crazy, but I have alreadyContinue reading “Genesis Five Month Update: The Girl Who Found Her Voice”

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: 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?”

Hospital Bag: Help Us Decide

We are packing our hospital bag and want your help! Genesis has three diaper bags (don’t ask lol) and we would love your help with choosing which one we will take to the hospital. The bag with the most votes will be revealed during the what’s in my hospital bag post in two weeks.

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”