After having my first baby, my hospital room was like an ongoing party in full swing, with a stream of visitors for our entire two-day stay. Our house was even full of people waiting for us when we got home. Fast forward to baby number three. We had three visitors total at the hospital, asked… Continue reading Why I Said “Yes” and then “NO!” to Labor & Delivery Visitors
Recently a group of half a dozen women and I got into a conversation about the weird things people have said to us while we were pregnant. We all had a crazy story to share. I was kinda stunned…and then curious. So I took to social media to poll more women. Yep, sure enough, I… Continue reading Weird Things People Say to Pregnant Women
I know whatever opinion people have about breastfeeding in public tends to be a strong opinion. Even so, I was still caught off guard one evening when I was having dinner in the back booth at a little restaurant. I heard four young adults a few tables over talking about how I was surely breaking health… Continue reading How Do You Handle Negative Reactions about Breastfeeding in Public?
It is 4:38 am. I am lying awake in bed 38 1/2 weeks pregnant, and yes the 1/2 matters immensely at this point. For several nights in a row now I cannot go back to sleep after my 103rd trip to the bathroom to pee. So inevitably I have started going through my mental mom… Continue reading 3 Things I’m NOT Going To Do With Baby #3
My Grandma Mary went to heaven today. I know she’s in a better place. I know I’m lucky to have had my her well into my 30s. I’m still selfishly and deeply sad she won’t physically be here with us any longer. I want to always remember when I was young how I was fascinated… Continue reading Grandma Mary
I have got just over a week and a half of maternity leave left. I am not ready to go back to work. It is not because of my job. They are great and beyond supportive. It is just that by now I thought we would be in a routine of longer sleep intervals and… Continue reading I’m not ready.
Delta Chloe made her world debut on Sunday. She is a happy, healthy, perfect 6lb 7oz and 18 inches. We were so surprised she has hair! Our other two were bald for their whole first year. We are home and adjusting. I’ll be on a blogging hiatus until we get settled in more. Hope everyone… Continue reading We are all in love.