Happy 2nd Birthday, Jemma!

Yesterday we celebrated Jemma’s 2nd birthday! Words cannot quite express how blessed I feel to have such a happy, healthy girl as part of our family. Jem has grown so much in the last year and I’m immensely proud of who she is and who she is becoming. Daily, I praise the Lord for giving […]

Turning 2 | Learning Gifts for My Favorite Toddler

Welcome to the September edition of Authentic Parenting Blog Carnival: Exploring and Learning. This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Authentic Parenting Blog Carnival hosted by The Positive Parenting Connection and Authentic Parenting. This month our participants are writing about this exploring and learning! Please read to the end to find a list […]

Baby Shower Memory Game

Leah planned the best game for my baby shower back in June – everyone loved it and the prizes were genius! Pretty much, it was a basic game of memory in group fashion. All the cards were labeled with pregnancy/birth terms and there were coordinating candy prizes. Here’s the list … Twins – Mike & […]

Jemma Jones

Last Spring Jemma’s Aunt Kiki submitted a photo of Jemma to Jones Soda. Having a photo chosen for Jones Soda has been one of those to-dos on her bucket list. Along with skydiving, visiting all 7 continents (and yes, she already has Antarctica covered), and a mass of other crazy things. Around May we received […]

Let the Babymoon Begin!

I’m giving myself a little vacation. Sometime in the next day/week/month I’ll be doing the whole birth thing which means I’ll be blogging a little less in order to focus on my family and snuggle my new little man! I’ll pop in from time to time, but to keep things rolling around here I’ll be […]

All-American Girl

The 4th was fabulous this year. Jem was in full patriotic spirit as we enjoyed a little flag march, parade, and delicious 4th of July food! Jem’s whole outfit was thrifted, which, if you ask me is a very patriotic thing to do :) Top and pants were originally from Gap and her little sandals […]