Dear Esther. Happy Birthday.

  Esther, I am sitting here on the eve of your 3rd birthday and I am overwhelmed in the best way. This time 3 years ago I was on bed rest anxiously awaiting your arrival. After months of barely breathing, or sneezing or lifting anything heavier than a toothbrush….afraid that trying too hard at anything …

Oh Hey! We’re Still Here or Post About Positive Parenting and Charts or I Just Want to Check in so You Know We’re Alive

Hi. It's been awhile. I won't waste time with inserting a bunch of excuses. Basically we had the baby. YAY! She is perfect and delicious...see  Esther loves being a big sister...see So life has been good to us. Life with 2 kids is like playing man to man defense (that's a thing, right? I don't …

24 Weeks Tomorrow

Working on taking it easy. Still not on bed rest...just limited activity. Maybe moved a little too much yesterday- so paying for it today. Lesson learned. I'm gonna barely move today and not sneeze too hard Trying to turn things around and think positive and trust that I can hold this baby in for as …

Happy Mother’s Day

Before I became a Mom, I slept all night. The type of sleep I’d imagine bears experience while hibernating all winter long. I could place my head on a pillow and leave all my worries on the nightstand to (maybe) be dealt with the next day. Before I became a Mom, I had an expendable income. …