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I will miss this.

My google searches for this week: -Best way to clean poop off upholstery. -How to get your 2.5 year old to stop hitting. -Really easy weeknight meals. -Best way to clean pee out of a mattress. -C-section wound bleed at 8 weeks pp. -When will my baby grow out of “witching hour”? -Cleaning baby clogged…

Our house, home

There are art supplies and paper clippings, dried glue globs and crayon wrappers all over my “formal” dining room. There are legos, deflated balloons, dirt clods and crumbs under the ledge of my cabinets in our “newly remodeled” kitchen. There are sippy cups and dirty underwear, pacifiers and baby wipes strewn around my “spacious” living…

Naomiโ€™s birth story

I’m not usually one to post about birth stories. Do people really want to read about someone else’s labor pains and all of the other less-than-lovely things that come along with bringing a baby into this world? Maybe? Maybe not. Either way I felt Naomi’s story was one deserving to be shared. —- I have…

January reads

This year I made it a goal to read 24 books. I was able to read 24 books last year also, and though I debated bumping the number up a bit, I realized that 24 books was about all I could handle. I’m a very slow reader (any way to improve on this?!) and two…

Planning an unbusy summer

It’s been awhile. Sorry about that. We moved in May, had family visits, took a Michigan trip and finished up potato planting season. The blog took a backseat for awhile because, #life. I’ve been thinking a lot lately about being busy. At the start of the summer (which was early May for us) I tried…