39 Weeks


Here I am in all my 39 week glory. My mama said I look like a 1970’s hippie lady – all peaceful in the grass. I guess I could buy it, except for the background cars giving away the 2012 reality. Oh, and the fact that I’m wearing a bra. Oh, Brother … Mama seriously […]

37 Weeks


photo credit I’m in heaven scrolling through my maternity pictures! Christine did an AMAZING job capturing my brother bump :) We took photos in two sessions this time around. Not on purpose, but thanks to a lightning storm that cut the first train location short. I’ll be sure to share more soon! Nothing like a […]

36 Weeks | The Fact of the Matter


I’m going to start off with all the lameness of 36 weeks … I’m planning to end on a happy note though, so bear with me :) It’s much too hot and I can’t find the right combination of open windows at night and AC Mostly because I am in the midst of the WORST […]

34 Weeks


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


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


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


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 […]