Dear Esther. Happy 04!

On days when I wanted to pull the covers over my head and ignore the day, the knowledge that you needed me got me outta my head and off my ass to get up and participate in life. You help me realize that my actions, matter. Not only that, you motivate and encourage me to continuously learn and grow because if I am to teach you “all of the things” then I better learn “all of the things.”

Dear Fiona. Happy 1 year Bugga.

Oh my sweet Fiona. Here I am posting your Happy Birthday post almost 2 weeks later. Yes, I do have second child syndrome, but I don't love you any less. I actually think you're getting a better deal. You're getting the lax mom. I don't freak out (too much) when you spike a temp. When …

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 …