I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – one of the most beautiful things about being pregnant is the rise of the village around me, all the people who have reached out to say congratulations, sent gifts and good wishes, and expressed love already for us and our baby girl. Being emotional (as… Read More Baby Showers
So I think we’re all caught up! I’m 24 weeks, and writing this to be published tomorrow, instead of in weeks. That’s the best part of everyone knowing now – less to worry about accidentally revealing! Okay so let’s get into it. How big is the kit? The size of an eggplant, or a GI… Read More 24 Weeks – all caught up!
“You’re not going to name your baby a weird name, right?” “You’re not going to name your baby a super basic name, are you?” “You’ll be super hot this summer” (duh) “My friend didn’t show until she was like 32 weeks pregnant…” (cool story bro) “Are you having a ‘normal’ birth?” (no, it’s going to… Read More Fun Things People Have Said to Me About My Pregnancy
I’m writing this now, in February, despite nobody knowing yet, planning to just keep this in my drafts until we announce in a few weeks! I just want to be sure I’m capturing this amazing process. First, let me tell you a funny story that leads me into our unborn baby’s nickname. Josh and I… Read More Pregnancy Update – Week 9
10 years together (this July). 6 years married (this June). 4 homes in 2 cities. 3 college degrees. 2 sweet puppies. 1 very, very exciting addition, due September 2019 This comes after 10 years of our families asking when we’d start trying to have babies, and 10 years of so many answers: “After we get… Read More The Post I Love to Write
It’s December, which means it’s the month of my favorite holiday: Christmas! I know I’m not alone in loving Christmas. I love the cooler weather, I love the spirit of family, and I love the hustle and bustle of people as we get ready for holiday events. I’ve written about my reality lately, some big… Read More Month of Kindness
So. I’ve been a terrible blogger. It’s been a crazy summer. When I look back at it, I have a hard time quantifying what I did. We worked a lot. I went back to Las Cruces in April, July and September: in April to see our goddaughter, in July to visit family, and then again… Read More End of the Summer
Spring has FINALLY come to the south. I know I said that before, but I was tricked. We had what they call blackberry weather, when it warms up and then cools back down. We were in a freeze warning over this past weekend. Freeze! In April! In Georgia! A disgrace. Still, Josh and I braved… Read More Spring Bucket List
I love a new year. I’m one of those typical, cheesy people who really likes the New Year. It just represents so many wonderful things to me! It represents a fresh start and a whole year. It represents this idea of 365 opportunities. I’m also the type to really love looking back at 2017. And… Read More Goodbye 2017, Welcome 2018!
Merry, Merry Christmas to you all! Josh’s family is here now, and we’re enjoying the time with new family. Wednesday, his brother and his brother’s girlfriend come out to Atlanta, and we’re excited to show them around! Now that we’ve been here for some time, we’ve been to several fun southern events, so I thought… Read More A Very Atlanta Christmas