My sweet little lady turned ONE month old yesterday, which just astounds me. I had plans to write this post then, but never quite made it to my computer. No complaints here, I had a darling baby in my arms most of the time. 🙂 She is filled with spirit, and I really could not […]

Right now I’m sitting on the couch, laptop out, mug of tea steaming beside me, listening to the sounds of three sleeping beings: our black lab Numi, with his deep sighs and occasional snores; my husband Matthew, who has a shirt covering his eyes to block out the light, with his arms closed around the […]

To my sweet girl, I keep visualizing that moment when you will be placed into my arms. Over and over. It’s really the only thing that is getting me through these last days of waiting, waiting, waiting. They say that you’ll come when you’re ready, but I am so anxious to meet you! I feel […]

Saturday morning, bed head, sans makeup, flowery robe. In other words, my daily uniform.  Everything is bigger. My body is bigger, in just about every way. I’m not upset about this, just extremely aware. My belly, boobs, feet, hands, nearly everything on me is…larger. This makes it harder to sleep, to sit, to lay down, […]

As I enter the third trimester of pregnancy, I am flooded with so many emotions. Most notably: OMG THERE’S REALLY A BABY IN THERE AND SHE’S GOING TO COME OUT! But more seriously, I’ve been reflecting on what an incredible journey this pregnancy has been. It’s been hard, confusing, uncomfortable, surprising, joyful, exciting, and the […]

For Your Monday

Jan 6, 2015

“You’re not a mess, you’re BRAVE for trying.” + + + + +   Happy New Year!  + + + + + This year I’ve decided to choose a word and color to represent my 2015, and I’ve chosen TRUST and gorgeous GREEN. (Thanks Becka for the inspiration!) I’m prone to rush right to fear/worry/anxiety […]