Do You You want to know when my husband and I fight? When one of us is trying to control the other in some way. Usually. Sure we have those typical couple fights: money, waking the baby, what do you want for dinner (why is that always such a hard question). But when I getContinue reading “Minute with Modo (#13): Do You”
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I’ve had some amazing teachers in my life that have taught me lessons that have carried me through dark times. But, there has been on teacher in particular that has taught me lessons I never thought possible. Babe you have taught me what TRUE LOVE is…not that fairy tale roses and gifts love but thatContinue reading “Love is…”
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: 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”
Party of Four: Yay it’s a Girl!……oh shit it’s a girl……
“No one has yet fully realized the wealth of sympathy, kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.” – Emma Goldman After being informed at our last ultrasound appointment that we would have to wait a long 10 more days toContinue reading “Party of Four: Yay it’s a Girl!……oh shit it’s a girl……”
The Language of Aliens
I opened my eyes to devastation. I felt helpless, hopeless, and bound. I could not speak, move, nor cry out of fear that my weakness would be interpreted as a desire to dialogue. The room was white; not only in color but in emotion. I closed my eyes in hope that darkness would somehow beContinue reading “The Language of Aliens”
10…9…8…7…I prayed he wouldn’t get up, but I knew him for quite a while now and knew he wasn’t quite out for the count. As projected he bounced back and tried to hit me with a one-two, but I dipped and dodged the swings of the tongue. My component was my husband and boy heContinue reading “Boxing Match”