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What it means to be premature

What it means to be premature

Our babies were born at 33w2d gestational age, so basically, they were seven weeks early. They spent the first four weeks of their life in the NICU. Here’s a glimpse into what that was like. Jed and I lived in the parking lot of the hospital in a travel trailer that his best friend brought […]

I’m fine. (I’m lying)

I’m fine. (I’m lying)

I am about to get really raw with you. Really honest. I am sick. I cry a lot. I have guilt. I feel worthless. I feel detached from my body. No one understands it. I hear a lot of “You have beautiful kids so why are you so sad?”. I don’t have an answer for […]

DIY baby moccasins

DIY baby moccasins

I saw a picture on Pinterestnot too long ago of the most adorable baby moccasins, so I gave it a shot, with a few tweaks. Here is how it went:My materials list:   Leather (I used kid doeskin – you want something soft) Scrap fabric Embroidery floss Upholstery thread Leather needle (for sewing machine) Leather […]

Shannon

Shannon

My name is Shannon, I’m a 27 year old stay at home momma to two little ones. My daughter, Mazzy, is 2 1/2 years old and my son, Zephyr, is 6 months! I feel honored to be able to spend so much time with them and never miss a thing. Since we live on one […]

Misty Roussa

Misty Roussa

I am mama to Jax, 3 & Elliot, 7 months. I am married & we live outside of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. I work full time as a Paralegal. While pregnant with Jax, I became interested in babywearing & co-sleeping as a way of bonding for him & I. I still do both & love it. […]

Jessica Murphy

Jessica Murphy

My name is Jessica Murphy and I am a married mother of boy/girl twins, Clara Blue and Cormac Leo, who were born on October 24, 2011. I am a stay-at-home-mom in rural New Mexico, where I cloth diaper, breastfeed, grow vegetables, feed chickens and love my family. I am passionate about sustainable living, self-sufficiency, local […]

DIY Baby Mobile

DIY Baby Mobile

DIY Baby Mobile I love doing DIY projects and anything crafty. I can’t wait until Mazzy is a bit older and can join in on the fun. I made her crib mobile with little owls before she was born and I continued the tradition with Zephyr. When Mazzy outgrew the mobile I turned the little […]

Risa Schmucker De Groff

Risa Schmucker De Groff

Hi name is Risa Ann Schmucker De Groff… yes it is quite the mouth full. I am married to my very own tech support extraordinaire and ginger, Logan De Groff. We were married Vegas style in September 2011 after a year long engagement. We live in a little suburb right outside of Phoenix, Arizona called […]

My Son Wears A Cape

My Son Wears A Cape

When we run errands, my son Jax can tell you the name of every hospital he sees. He can tell you why he went there & what the Dr’s did. He can tell you what he ate while he was there. He took his first ambulance ride Thanksgiving of 2008 at 3 months old for […]