Heading Home!

It’s the end of an era … well, a 7 month era. That’s how long I’ve been back to work since my maternity leave ended, but … Tomorrow is my last day! I’m snug in bed next to Jemma knowing full well that I’ve made the right decision to stay at home with her. I’m […]

Life in a post

The last 7 months have been … well, they’ve been too hard to put into words. Awful.Scary.Empowering. There. That’s a few words. I never planned to return to work after having a baby. I knew I wanted to stay at home. I knew it was where I belonged. Adulthood brought about a different reality and […]


So sorry for the crazy, double-speed video! I tried again after uploading to Vimeo. Thanks for all your encouragement too! I’m super excited for this next season of life :) Announcement – SAHM from That Mama Gretchen on Vimeo.

Jemma’s Spa Morning

This morning as I ran out the door I asked our nanny to give Jemma a bath today. A few hours later I got this precious picture and text … Dear Mom, I had a nice time at the jacuzzi and spa with my nanny. I got an oil rub and a makeover and now […]