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Downsizing

Downsizing

Today started Phase 1 of moving to our new house, which consisted of getting rid of the several tons of junk we have accumulated over years.  We’ve lived in pretty big houses for a good while now and have enough stuff to fill probably 2 large houses.  Our new house is 1/2 the size of […]

Mom Monday: Being a Mommy Can Be Kind Of Gross

Mom Monday: Being a Mommy Can Be Kind Of Gross

“The number of times I’ve examined a substance on my person and wondered ‘Is this poop?’ is entirely too high.” – Amanda Coers Motherhood is awesome. Raising little people and watching traces of you and the one you love most emerge in facial features and funny quirks is one of God’s most wonderful blessings. Sweet moments […]

I’m Free!

I’m Free!

I put my notice in at my VERY part time job. It feels so freeing to know my entire weekend will be dedicated to my husband and my family. Albeit my husband will probably pick up an extra short shift starting Saturdays in May to help supplement our income a bit. My sweet baby niece […]

Our Travels To Phoenix

Our Travels To Phoenix

Our trip to MommyCon Phoenix! Fear of flying? Rick Bayless can cure that. Atticus watching the planes take off. Flying to Phoenix with Alyssa! Atticus still nurses (just in case you were wondering) Exhausted by the time we got to Risa’s. Wrapped Lilly who loved it! The Beco and Ergobaby play date got these two […]

Baby’s Black Balloon

Baby’s Black Balloon

  Adele and I went to Phoenix last weekend for MommyCon. We had a long day of traveling Saturday, and by Sunday night after the event, we were wiped. She started crying off and on while I was packing up all of the shoppe inventory, but I tried to distract her with the iPad and […]

My Shiny New Penny

My Shiny New Penny

(This is really super long – and photo heavy. Just a heads up!) It was finally April, and my mom was here from out of state to await the arrival of baby3. I was due April 5th, 2013. Near my due date, I was offered checks for dilation and membrane sweeps to see where we […]

Something to Call Our Own

Something to Call Our Own

For the first time in my adult life, I can say “I own a home”.  Earlier this week we signed the contract and put a down payment on a home of our very own.  Escrow closes in 30 days and while there is still the possibility that the underwriters could deny the loan in the […]

The Village

The Village

The last few weeks life has been really overwhelming. There is really no particular chain of events that has made me feel extra tired, or stressed, or doubtful but I just have been in a weird place mentally. It has been 18 months since TMD started and it has been life changing. When I started […]

It doesn’t make you better.

It doesn’t make you better.

You only gained 20 lbs while pregnant. Your baby says 85 words at 6 months old. She also reads. Oh and she writes. You breastfeed. You cloth diaper. You pushed a baby out of your vagina. You didn’t get a single stretch mark. Your baby sleeps through the night. You have sex at least four […]