Maybe I believed the hype. The hype that I was now a pro at this mommy thing. Everyone, and I mean everyone from my mom, to my best friend, to my college roommate, to my hair dresser, to the lady that bags my groceries, to the elderly man that stopped me in the parking lot. … More My baby isn’t easy
Chocolate or poop? Chocolate or poop? One of my favorite lines to recite from the movie Baby Mama. Never did I think I’d be asking the question to myself… although, I have scolded, “We don’t poop on the rock!” So really, nothing should surprise me at this point… I am still getting used to … More Chocolate or Poop? Chocolate or Poop?!
Introducing our newest family member. Sean Jacob joined our family December 31, 2014. … More Introducing Our Last Baby
Each morning my day starts with a little girl, not quite two, climbing into my bed, crawling on top of me and snuggling into me as though I am the most comfortable pillow. Twenty minutes later, she hands me my glasses and then my phone. Time to get up! While her brothers are still asleep, she requests a Gogurt … More I’m Sorry I’m Ruining Your Life, Little Girl
Have I told you I’m having a baby? My last baby. The last time I have to have a barf cup handy in the car. The last time I have to waddle from the bed to the bathroom at two in the morning. The last time I have to hear people comment on my protruding … More My Last Baby
I forget things. Frequently. I forget to turn the oven on. I forget to switch out the laundry so I rewash it only to forget again.When people ask how old my daughter is, I just say, “She’ll be two in March.” (I’m too fuzzy for math). I’m pregnant with my fourth child and the forgetfulness has … More “You won’t be perfect.” Advice for a first-time mom
She’s my third baby. I’m pregnant with number four. So when I’m awaken by that cry. You know the one. The, “I’m awake there is nothing wrong with me I just don’t want to sleep here anymore and I will get louder and louder until you come and get me!” cry. I love my sleep. … More Up all night
My daughter is 10 months now, and no offense, but she is probably way cuter than your baby. I know, I have just a little bias, but I am also a very honest person. Well, this 10 month old darling is walking and very curious. Lately, she loves to reach her hand in my bowl … More Baby Play Bins
We are so happy to have you here, Little Girl! Brooklynn Grace March 8, 2013 7lbs 15 oz and 20 1/2 inches Born at 4:21pm at Mercy Des Moines We are filled with such JOY and are so in LOVE with this beautiful Miracle. We can’t help but brag on her. Dear Brooklynn, We were … More Welcome to the World, Brooklynn Grace!