What I’ve learned this week from having two kids under the age of 3: 1. You will say these words A LOT: wait, sit down, No, I love you, and fine you can have it. 2 You lie often…usually about what an item is that you are putting in your mouth or about the amountContinue reading “Minute with Modo (#16): Parenting multiple kids”
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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 8 & 9 month update: Celebrations
Hey Tootsie Roll, These past two months have been all about celebrations; not only holidays but also celebrating you hitting some pretty big milestones. This was your time to shine and you did! In two months you crawled, stood, and took your first steps; and let me say you LOVE your new independence. Your firstContinue reading “Genesis 8 & 9 month update: Celebrations”
Minute with Modo (#11): Dying without Passion
Dying without Passion It was a great family day with my husband and daughter. During dinner a few guys near our table got into a discussion about motorcycles and I could see my husbands smile breaking under his failed attempt to continue to discuss our daughters “cute new thing”. My husband LOVES cars and motorcycles.Continue reading “Minute with Modo (#11): Dying without Passion”
Happy Mother’s Day: But first there was you
But first there was you… Mom, I clearly remember being accepted to college and the first person I wanted to tell was you! When I got engaged you were the first person I called. And as I delivered my miracle baby you were there holding my hand (and my leg lol). But, that’s no surpriseContinue reading “Happy Mother’s Day: But first there was you”
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: 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: 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: 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?”