September 16, 2016 in Crew, Hospital, Injuries, iphoneography - 1 Comment

We weren’t on our end of summer birthday high for long before reality hit. Crew started eliminating his nap over the summer but fell asleep often enough that I put him down most afternoons. He still slept in a crib. I figured the only way he might doze off was…

A Night in the Hospital

August 26, 2015 in Crew, Hospital - 1 Comment

We were having a normal Saturday, juggling everyone’s schedules, when everything headed south. Troy was off cleaning the church, I was grabbing some groceries and a last minute birthday party gift, Nash was attending a pirate pool party and Blake was beach hopping with our neighbors. We were planning on…

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…