Well, it happened. This handsome baby boy of mine turned ONE this week! Honestly, it was a little bittersweet! With our first I was always looking forward to the next milestone — in part probably because her newborn phase was really, really hard. But with our sweet Jojo every moment (well, almost) has been so…… Continue reading Happy First Birthday, Jonas!
Hi guys! I’m still here, I promise. Things have just been a little wild lately. A project I joined early in the year has been essentially taking up all my spare computer time and my toddler decided she wants to make things super fun and stop napping. So things have been interesting around these parts……… Continue reading Ain’t That a Kick In the Head
Maybe it’s that my daughter was a more difficult baby, maybe boys really are easier (it’s crazy how many people have told me that), or maybe it’s that I sort of know what I’m doing and what to expect this time around, but I am truly enjoying motherhood right now. I mean, this sweet face sure doesn’t…… Continue reading What I Would Tell My Pre-Second-Child Self
I wanted to explain my tagline a little more. Before becoming a mother, I remember seeing friends and acquaintances become parents. Some shared a lot about their joys — and their struggles — and made me look forward to motherhood. Others still shared the joys, but also an overwhelming amount of frustration, gross stuff, and pity parties.…… Continue reading Motherhood, not Martyrdom
This right here means so much to me. Look at that drawing: those are faces! Some milestones just sort of take your breath away. And this one was especially important to me because of a fear I’ve kept tucked away in the corner of my mind… I once saw a comparison between drawings made by a…… Continue reading Breakthrough