Category Archives: Family Updates

The gap

How many years between Hannah and Micah? I get that question a lot. It’s 6 and a half. That’s not really an acceptable gap I guess because I get a lot of “wow” that sounds a little like “why” in … Continue reading

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A communion meditation

I was taking communion today, and I was thinking which is something I typically try to do because I think it is important to participate in the sacraments mindfully. It’s too easy to simply take the elements and not think … Continue reading

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A note to dads

Do you even know? I mean look at that. I’m going to dip poorly into sports analogy here, but that is the star player on the team. Most people would think it’s this one. She’s got the whole crew gathered … Continue reading

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When my bigger

Micah has been making plans. Whenever he gets turned down for something, it goes on his list for “when my bigger”. “I want to ride in that big truck.” “No, that’s not ours.” “Oh, when my bigger, I’m going to … Continue reading

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Brotherly Love

People often ask how Micah feels about Isaiah. While I know Micah would like to keep his mama mostly to himself, he doesn’t seem to harbor any animosity towards his baby brother. If anything, we have to encourage him to … Continue reading

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Prepregnancy jeans and parenthood

The holy grail of postpartum fitness is the prepregnancy jeans. When I was 7 or 8 months pregnant, Pinterest recommended a page to me about someone who fit into her prepregnancy jeans at 3 weeks or 3 days postpartum. I … Continue reading

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We had a baby!

Almost 24 hours ago, the little guy who is currently keeping mommy up because sleeping on mommy > sleeping on daddy, woke us up to let us know he was coming. Isaiah James was born at 5:16 pm, weighing 7lbs … Continue reading

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Nesting like crazy. Really, really crazy.

Regardless of not being ready to meet a whole new person, I’ve been doing my best to get the house ready. Something just makes me more than slightly insane when I’m expecting. You see, I know that I will be … Continue reading

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Thoughts at 37 weeks

We’re full term, and if this one was born as early as Micah was, we only have until Tuesday. A few years back, I was at Home Depot talking with a guy about countertop. He was mentioning that his wife … Continue reading

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S-p-e-l-l-i-n-g

Micah received a gift in the mail from my parents. I wasn’t sure when he was going to get it, but I wanted to tell the girls about it, so I used the old parenting technique of spelling it out. … Continue reading

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