Keep Me Awake

September 28, 2014 in Finn, Motherhood, Photography, Quotes - 2 Comments

These lyrics kept running through my mind the other night as Finn was sleeping soundly in my arms; his tiny chest rising and falling, his cool breath on my neck, his curled up legs snug against me. I felt a sense of urgency to capture this exact moment in time….

First Day of Preschool

September 25, 2014 in Back to School, Nash, Preschool - 2 Comments

In between all of the birthday hoopla and having a baby, Nash started his final year of preschool. I actually didn’t even bring him on his first day of school because Troy and I were still off celebrating my birthday. But his grandparents said he walked into school fearlessly, ready…

Fall Bucket List

September 24, 2014 in Fall Activities, Printables - No Comments

Having a Fall Bucket List should probably be the last thing I add to my plate right now considering we just brought home a newborn baby. But I had some requests come in from the design company I work at for a Fall Bucket List printable, similar to the Summer…

Babies Don’t Keep

September 23, 2014 in Fears, Finn, Motherhood - 1 Comment

Soaking up a newborn baby is my favorite thing in the entire world. Especially when it’s my newborn baby. I know not everyone feels the same way about new babies. My husband is one of them. He would much rather interact with a child than hold a curled up lump…

Going Home

September 22, 2014 in Birth Stories, Finn, Hospital - 1 Comment

Staying in the hospital for 48 hours after delivery becomes a blur of spreading the news to family and friends, acquainting yourself with your tiny stranger and soaking up that new life, visitors coming and going to ooh and aah over your new arrival, lots of photos, pain medications around…

Finn’s Birth Story

September 18, 2014 in Birth Stories, Finn, Hospital - 2 Comments

I jokingly predicted that our baby would arrive on Saturday, September 13th because we had five other things on the calendar that day. I was 38 weeks and had absolutely no signs of labor before that date. In fact, I saw my midwife the day before and scheduled my next…

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