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Ellery: 8 Months Old

Age:  8 months Weight:  Not sure. Diapers/clothes: She is still in cloth diapers. Wearing six and nine-month clothes. Also, we can’t keep socks on her! She loves to pull them off and chew on them.  Eating:  She is still nursing but also eating solids one to two times per day. As I mentioned before we […]

Toddler Life Update

Toddler Life Update

It has been far too long since I have given an update on or dedicated a post to where Asher is these days so I thought it was time to share some info on Asher’s newfound toddler life. Asher is coming up on 2 1/2 this October. He is just over 30 pounds and who […]

The Emotional Side Of Motherhood

The emotional side of motherhood

It’s nearing midnight and I am lying awake in bed while little E sleeps soundly next to me, her tiny rapid breaths reminding me I should be sleeping because she will be awake soon to eat. The Emotions of Children Growing She had her 4-month check-up today and it is still so crazy to me […]

Sucky Days Really Suck

Some days are great, wonderful, the best ever in fact. Your house is spotless, dinner is on the stove, and your tiny tot is thoroughly enjoying the educational, yet fun DIY craft you put together. Your outfit is on point and you are feeling like super woman. Jumping on bubble wrap = lazy entertainment! And […]

Baby Two Bumpdate: 6 Months

6 months pregnant

How Far Along: 6 months Feeling Physically: I feel okay most of the time. Over the last month or so I have had some hip and pelvic pain. It comes and goes but when it comes…yikes! Feeling Mentally: Work has been slow which has allowed me to get caught up on some home to-do’s and […]

6 Tips for Working Out While Pregnant

Working out while pregnant

Always check with your physician before doing any new physical activity. When I got pregnant with Asher I really didn’t miss a beat with working out until 20 weeks. I kept up with regular running and lifting, paying mind to how I was feeling and being sure to listen to my body. I stopped running […]

Weekend Recap

Is it seriously already Monday? I swear weekends are not long enough! This weekend was thankfully pretty relaxed. We went to a family reunion for the hubs side of the family and spent the afternoon hanging out with family. Saturday evening ended up being an impromptu dinner with a local friend. With Saturday being filled […]

Throwback to The Pregnant Mama-to-be

Looking back at being pregnant

I don’t typically participate in the #TBT posts on social media but this Thursday I find myself being pretty nostalgic so I thought why not? So this throwback Thursday is in honor of a chubbier, baby-growing, naive, pregnant mama-to-be, me. It is so hard to believe that it has been almost 2 years since I […]

10 Months

Age: 10 Months Weight: 2lbs Length: 31 inches Head:? Sleeping: This last month has been a bit difficult. Asher has taken to waking multiple times a night. Sometimes to nurse, other times just wanting to be rocked back to sleep. He is still sleeping in our room so it makes it easy to get to him. Over the last […]