The Move

March 10, 2015 in Fears, Loveys, Moving, Quotes - 1 Comment

Our move already seems like a lifetime ago. Settling in has been no easy feat, so I’m a wee bit behind on documentation. But I want to jump back in time for a moment to record the move. The largest semi truck I’ve ever seen parked in front of our…

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…

Hope and Heartbreak

May 7, 2014 in Fears, Pregnancy, Quotes, Trials - 8 Comments

Disclaimer: I’ve hesitated to publish this very long and most personal story. But in order to represent reality on this platform, which is a record of my family’s life, I strive to document an accurate picture of the sorrow that is amidst all of the happy and lovely in our…

Close Call

January 14, 2013 in Blake, Fears - 3 Comments

Every night before I go to bed, I go in to each of the boys’ rooms to check on them and tuck them in. But from time to time, I fall asleep early or get lost in a book or work and it slips my mind. Thankfully, last night was…

It’s a…

November 22, 2012 in Fears, Motherhood, Pregnancy, Trials - 5 Comments

It was confirmed for a second time today. It’s no secret that I was aching for a baby girl this time around. I have dreamed of having my own daughter since I was a little girl myself. Everyone that I know recognizes how deep that desire goes for me. I’ve…

Zoorassic

We visited the zoo and Blake was terrified within the first five minutes of the new Zoorassic Park exhibit. There were life-like dinosaurs spread all over the park that moved, roared, snarled, and even spit water. We stood a tad too close to the first dinosaur display and Nash got…

Ten Months and Standing

December 2, 2010 in Fears, Nash - 3 Comments

I love this little guy. But man oh man, he makes me worry. You see, I am a worrier. Worry is a “quality” that comes to me quite naturally. I thought I had a good chunk of the parenting tricks down pat since we are now experiencing all of the…

Disneyland

Well folks, in about three days… …we had just about as much fun and excitement as we could take! We walked and walked and covered every square inch of Disneyland Resort. The characters were so sweet and playful with the children. Even Nashy was enthralled by their fluffiness and huge…

Debut

January 14, 2010 in Fears, Pregnancy, Teaching, Yoga - 11 Comments

Tonight marked my official yoga teaching debut. My fall class was cancelled because they didn’t advertise it in time, but tonight, my class was packed with 14 preggos. I’ve never been to a prenatal yoga class with more than 4 students, so I could not believe the response! Troy took…

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