So, I Had a Baby.


Last Sunday night, something changed in my pregnancy. As Ricky was going to bed, the little guy moved into a position that made it pretty hard for me to walk. I wasn't short of breath, but it was harder to breathe. It was all a little strange. Of ... [ Read More ]

Contractions Are So Mystifying.


At 11 last night, I awoke to a giant "thump" in the room next to ours. It was actually nothing out of the ordinary - just my two year old rolling around in his bed and hitting the wall. But as soon as I woke up, I realized I was having a contraction. ... [ Read More ]

36 Weeks Pregnant: Things Are Getting Serious

36 weeks, 36 weeks pregnant, 36 week bump

It's so weird for me to say that we're basically full term. I'm over 36 weeks and have been having (minor) contractions since last Friday. And at this point, if I go into labor, baby will come. My mind and my body feel like they are in this weird ... [ Read More ]

Finding Great Childcare Can Take a Little Work


Last night, my child decided that it was totally appropriate to climb on top of his mama's head, sprawl out across her shoulders and demand that I get out of HIS spot on the couch. I don't know where the kid comes up with this stuff. The past two ... [ Read More ]

Trust Your Gut

I feel super behind, on everything. Last week, Rick and Ricky both got sick with a stomach bug. I thought I avoided it, but came down with a nasty case of it on Thursday. Ever the stomach flu at 34 weeks pregnant? It's not easy, let me tell ... [ Read More ]