Zoe’s Birth Story

Zoe’s Birth Story

I woke up around quarter after five in the morning the Wednesday my daughter was born. This was nothing out of the ordinary, I was waking up multiple times a night at this point to pee. But this time it was different. I was feeling cramping. Not like the kind you feel right before your [...]

Terrible Twos

Terrible Twos

My son's officially hit the dreaded Terrible Twos. He's the sweetest boy in the world one minute, and as soon as one thing doesn't go his way, he...THROWS. IT. DOWN. I'm talkin' dramatic fall onto the ground, inconsolable tears, and so much rage displayed on his adorable little face. Lips curls, cheeks red, forehead scrunched [...]

Pregnancy is less fun the second time around

Pregnancy is less fun the second time around

I have officially entered the single digit weekly countdown until my baby girl is here. Where has the time gone? This pregnancy has definitely felt totally different then my first one. For starters, consistent exercise has been an ultimate goal of mine for... roughly 34 weeks now, and is yet to be met! With my son [...]

Two years of motherhood

Two years of motherhood

My baby turned two. I have to say, the transition from one to two has been much smoother than zero to one. We've got a good groove. We've had ups and downs, but all in all, I have felt relatively in control and (more or less) well composed. I no longer assume that one bad [...]

Let’s talk about sex, baby!

Let’s talk about sex, baby!

Last Thursday evening, after a long, drawn out ultrasound due to my baby sleeping through the entire thing, despite my greatest efforts to wake her up, I found out I am carrying a daughter. When the ultrasound technician scanned between her legs and asked what I see, all I could respond with was, "Honestly? Blobs... [...]

Sappy Post

Sappy Post

I've been feeling extremely sentimental lately, and it's taken me a while to really organize my thoughts enough to even begin processing my feelings through writing. Bear with me through the sap that is about to unfold. As of recently, I've become painfully aware of how limited my one on one time is with my [...]

Comparing First Trimesters

It's so interesting being pregnant again! The first time around everything was so new. Every little change brought on either excitement or fear or something in between. This experience has been so vastly different from my first. I've been contemplating this since about halfway through my first trimester. And so it's time to summarize the [...]