Ellery’s Newborn Session

Nearly two years ago I heard about this wonderful photographer named Erin with Bare Bones Photography. We had our first session with her when Asher was only six months old and we’ve never been disappointed with her work. So it was no surprise when she managed to capture some pretty amazing moments with our little […]

Big Brother Meeting Baby Sister

From the moment I found out I was pregnant I began imaging what it would be like for Asher meeting his baby sister. How would Asher react? Would he be jealous? Would he like his new sibling? I was full of anticipation and excitement. Helping Big Brother Adjust to the Idea of Baby Sister It […]

Ellery’s Birth Story: Part 3

Birth story

Read Ellery’s Birth Story Parts one and Part two Once we were back in our room Ellery and I had our first nursing session. It was beautiful and she took to it like a champ. She nursed, unlatched, and fell right to sleep. While I was enjoying these first moments with my little lady, the […]

Welcome, Ellery! Birth Story Part 2

birth story part two

If you haven’t had a chance please read part one here.  Caution: The following includes details of my daughter’s unexpectedly scary entrance into this world which includes mention of infant loss.  We loaded the car up with our bags and headed off to the hospital. We arrived at the hospital a bit before six and we were taken back to […]

Welcome Ellery! Birth Story Part One

Birth story part one

I know I am a bit late on getting this posted but it is crazy around here and finding time to blog has been nearly impossible. The adventure of getting our little lady in our arms was nearly a 180 from what we had expected and it has taken some time to process. So without anymore […]

Little Lad or Little Lady: Round 2

When I was pregnant with Asher I knew I wanted to do a gender reveal party to share the fun news with all our friends, but this time around we didn’t find out what we were having until early January and with all the hustle and bustle of the holidays I just wasn’t up to hosting another […]

Baby Two Bumpdate: 5 months

5 months pregnant with baby number two

How Far Along: 5 months! What halfway done?!? Feeling Physically: Great! Feeling Mentally: Now that the holiday stress is over I feel wonderful! Maternity Clothes: Yes Sleep: Great minus the occasional bout of insomnia. Missing Anything: Warm weather. I hate the cold Food Cravings: Nothing Gender: Stay tuned…results coming soon! Labor signs: None. Wedding rings […]

Month One

Age: 1 month Weight: 9lbs 2oz Length: 21.5 inches Head: 15 inches  Sleeping: We decided to let Asher to his thing and sleep whenever he would like. In the week or so our little man was a typical newborn and he was waking every 2 hours to eat but sometime around 3 1/2 weeks he just started falling asleep around […]