34 Weeks

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Yesterday Dominic and I stole away after church to have a baby meeting. What is that you ask? Well … a baby meeting is the the last ditch effort to make a list, prioritize, and delegate everything that must be done prior to baby’s arrival. Flash back to our last baby meeting(s) … They happened […]

30 Weeks

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Hey there, Brother! We are all getting so excited for your arrival. Everyone keeps saying, “What will we do with a boy?” And honestly, I don’t know … we’re so used to girls around here. What I do know is that we’ll love you to bits. You’ll be our favorite little man; no doubt about […]

The Witching Hour

THE WITCHING HOUR [as defined by yours truly] — The hour(s) anywhere from 4-7pm in which children turn into the worst version of themselves and attack their nearest prey/mama with tears, whining, and insatiable desires. via GIPHY Pretty much. The witching hour brings about massive mama tears. And now, the play by play … Nap time […]

Bloggers for Birth Kits

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Adriel of The Mommyhood Memos is spearheading a fabulous project for Mother’s Day! It’s easy to become involved. Here’s what you need to know … The maternal death rate in Papua New Guinea is 1 in 7. Think for a moment how many friends you know who have experienced birth in the last year. I […]

The Circumcision Decision, Keeping Our Son Intact

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Before I was pregnant I didn’t think much about circumcision. I’d read about it in the Bible and recall hearing things about looks and cleanliness, but never felt inclined to develop a preference one way or the other. I assumed if I had a boy someday, I would let his dad decide if our baby […]

The Name Game IS BACK!

  Here is my ongoing list that I’ll add to until we reach perfection … true to my awesome child naming style you might gasp at some options, but never fear, hubby will probably veto those ones anyway :)   GIRLS This is what I’m looking for … maybe something British (to go with Jemma) […]

Baby #2 — How I Found Out

On December 8th Jemma and I made a little trek to Target. We were shopping for stocking stuffers and since Dollar Tree is next door I planned to pick up a few pregnancy tests, because, well, they are only $1 there and I don’t feel guilty taking them willy nilly when they are only $1. […]