Being pregnant is like getting on a train that whisks you down the track to a destination not precisely known. -Rahima Baldwin and Terra Palmarini Richardson, Pregnant Feelings: Developing Trust in Birth
Chance. Vance. Two more boy names to add to the mix …
Nothing beats a lunch break on Hawthorne with a good friend, a bagel, and a stroll to Powell’s Bookstore. I’ll admit … bagels are my lifeline. Can’t forget, the sunshine was nice too.
We might not be able to afford a cruise with baby on the way, but that doesn’t mean we’re not going on vacation :) We’re heading to the Oregon Coast tomorrow!
We met our secondary midwife, Adele, at our appointment this week. She is a real sweetheart and totally has the “mom” vibe. I am absolutely thrilled with our birth team … they are so experienced and make me feel very relaxed with all the unknowns of birth. Adele Rose has been attending births since 1977. […]
I’m enamored with my diaper selection and can’t wait to stock the nursery with an abundance of them. When I close my eyes I see an adorable changing table with baskets of diapers underneath in bright, bold colors and for a brief moment I wish I had a very stinky baby who needed changing :) […]
They are becoming fewer and far between, but those certain days at work that fluster your feathers accompanied by life’s drama tend to tip me off the edge … towards a meltdown. Then I get an awesome reminder of why I need to stop, breathe, and be still in His presence (sent directly to my […]
Today at work I got this photo text and caption from Dominic … I’m the best dish-doing, kitchen-cleaning, box-building house husband in all the land. And let me tell you … IT IS TRUE! He has been doing laundry, cleaning, cooking, looking for a job and new house, completing the “Honey-Do List”, and assembling 21,000 […]
With a due date of October 9th I am pretty sure our beluga will arrive before Halloween. I’m already planning for the big holiday with this leopard print diaper cover … can you guess what we are going to be?If I had a bone of secrecy in my being I wouldn’t tell, but since I […]
I have never been so excited for a Monday! All weekend I’ve been trying my hardest to enjoy my days off, but the anticipation of hearing the heartbeat again kept me wishing for my Monday alarm.Sometimes I still question if there is a baby in there. It’s hard to connect when I haven’t been very […]