No Place Like Home Fundraiser: One Week Update

I don’t even really know where to start with this post. Three months into the biggest leap of faith my husband and I have ever taken, here is where we are… Our t-shirt fundraiser has been live for one week.  We have sold 87 shirts. We have raised nearly $1500. In ONE. WEEK.  Our fundraiserContinue reading “No Place Like Home Fundraiser: One Week Update”

Little Eyes Are Always Watching…

Last Wednesday, I was stopped at a stoplight. We were on our way to drop off my son at preschool, and the day had already been…well, special. I glanced up at the rear-view mirror and realized in the chaos of the morning, I had forgotten to put on any makeup. I am not a bigContinue reading “Little Eyes Are Always Watching…”

The Only 3 Books New Mamas Need

Confession time. When I was pregnant with Carter, I went a little nutzo. I am one who likes to be prepared…like WAY prepared. I do NOT generally enjoy surprises, and since the pregnancy was a surprise in and of itself (ahem, we had been married about 5 minutes), I wanted to go into motherhood FULLYContinue reading “The Only 3 Books New Mamas Need”

A Day in the Life…One Year Ago!

So, I originally posted this on the family blog a year ago, and I took a fun little walk down memory lane tonight reading this. Kate was almost six months old, and Carter was 2 1/2. It’s amazing how much changes in a year! 5:40am: Carter is awake and crying, “I want my mommy!” IContinue reading “A Day in the Life…One Year Ago!”

The Things I’ve Learned from Colic…

Disclaimer: I am NOT a doctor, nor do I have any medical knowledge on colic. I am simply sharing my experience with it last year, and some strategies I used to survive this trying rite of passage.  I will never forget the moment my sweet baby girl was first laid on my chest. She hadContinue reading “The Things I’ve Learned from Colic…”