Baby Z’s 6 month update!

Whew! Where has the time gone? Between sleep deficient nights and busy summer days both time and energy to update you all on the cuteness that is Baby Z has eluded me.  He is now halfway between 6 and 7 months, and is so cute I almost can’t handle it. Eating: Breastfeeding has been an… [read more]

She taught me compassion, empathy, kindness. Thanks Mom. #MomWisdom #HydrationMovement

Disclosure: Thanks to Nestlé® Pure Life® Purified Water for sponsoring today’s discussion. Like most mothers, my mother made a lasting impression on my life.  A line from “For Good” in the musical Wicked perfectly describes the impression my mother made in me, “So much of me is made of what I learned from you. You’ll… [read more]

Wordless Wednesday: Baby’s Blessing Day


Baby Boy is 1 month old! See how he’s grown!

I often hear moms saying they would be happy if their babies could just stay newborns forever.  I’m not one of those moms.  Because of food sensitivity and feeding issues the newborn period is very difficult for our babies, and thus very difficult for mom and dad.   That is why I’m so grateful to… [read more]

Baby Brother’s Birth Story, Part 2

It is amazing how difficult it is to find time to do anything other than feed the baby and feed myself.  For those of you who have held out, anxiously waiting to hear Part 2 of my birth story, I commend you! Before I start though I do need to issue a warning: Warning: The… [read more]

After much anticipation…Baby Brother’s Birth Story, Part 1

Part 1:   In order to properly tell this story I’m going to have to rewind a little bit and tell you about my preparations for baby brother’s birth. I always knew I wanted to bring my babies into the world with as little interference from drugs as possible. While I was pregnant with my… [read more]

Introducing Baby Brother!

  If you love reading birth stories stay tuned for my take on how this little guy made his earthly debut!

Wordless Wednesday: 39 1/2 weeks!

    I’m hoping that this will be my last Wordless Wednesday baby bump picture post.  I’m really hoping not to be pregnant this time next week! My sister texted me this evening asking if I’d had the baby yet to which I replied, “No, no baby yet.  And, hopefully not tonight.  I’m too tired… [read more]

Wordless Wednesday: Pregnancy Update- 37 Weeks!

Just 18 days left til the due date!!!  

Tragedy. (A rare second personal update)

I’m generally a very private person.  I have very few friends who I talk about my feelings with.  I rarely post personal things on my blog. But I think I owe it to those of you who have been loyal readers and friends.  I am going through a rough time right now and you’ll likely… [read more]

On the road again…Whoaaaa! (A Rare Personal Update)

A LOT has been going on this summer.  You’ve probably deduced that given my scarcity on facebook and the blog.  You all heard that we are adding one more to our family. (Morning sickness–I loathe you!)  What would have been a rough summer without morning sickness became something that I just had to grin and… [read more]

An apology, explanation, and an announcement!

These past few weeks have been HARD!  I’ve tried not to leave you, my readers, hanging.  But I’m sure that you’ve noticed that my low entry giveaways haven’t always posted on time.  That Kate has been doing most of the bigger posts. I wish I could say that I’ve been on vacation in some exotic… [read more]

Leading Lady Review and GivAway

Being a women and having to shop for a new bra is sometimes a tedious process.  You have to try to find one with a great fit while making it stylish, functional, comfortable and affordable and sometimes that is a big process!  The makers at Leading Lady have made it their goal to help women find the ideal fit… [read more]

Because Easter just isn’t complete without a dinosaur tail…

Here is a fun Easter recap in pictures. We drove to Dallas (well, McKinney to be precise) to spend the Easter weekend with our family.  Unfortunately, I didn’t take any pictures of the boys on the day of in their church clothes, but I did get quite a few of the egg hunt on Saturday…. [read more]