What’s in a Name?

I feel like I need to blow cobwebs off this space or something. I’m still here, just slowly adjusting to life with a newborn and our new normal as a family of four. I have had a few people ask the inspiration behind Ella’s name, so I thought I’d start back into regular blogging with […]

Introducing Abigail Ann

Our sweet baby girl arrived into the world on Friday, December 21 at 1:30pm.  I’ll be writing up her birth story soon, but I wanted to share with all of you (if you hadn’t already seen) that she’s here!  8 pounds, 2 ounces and 21 inches long – and blonde like her daddy!  So excited […]

Bumpdate: 41 Weeks…

How Far Along? 41 Weeks…1 week overdue! Weight Gain? I have an appointment today, but I think it’s still about 35 pounds. Size of Baby? A pumpkin…19-22 inches and 6-9 pounds. Maternity Clothes?  Yep. Stretch Marks?  Yep. Gender? Baby Girl! Sleep? Still doing okay in that department…just bathroom breaks. I’m trying to be thankful for […]

Still Pregnant.

I know now why no one ever wants to go past their due date.  It’s not the weight gain, the heartburn, the baby sitting on your bladder, or any of those other typical pregnancy symptoms. It’s everyone else…calling and looking at you saying, “You’re still pregnant?” I know everyone means well, but it’s seriously driving […]

Bumpdate: 39 Weeks!

How Far Along? 39 Weeks! Weight Gain? 33.5 pounds as of today’s doc appointment Size of Baby? A 19-22 inch, 7 pound watermelon. No wonder I’m so tired. Maternity Clothes?  Yep, and I can’t wait to be done with them. Stretch Marks?  Yep, and they’re now spreading from my front to my sides. Lovely. Gender?  […]

Bumpdate: 38 Weeks!

How Far Along? 38 Weeks! Almost there! Weight Gain? 31 pounds total, per my doctor’s appointment on Monday. Size of Baby? Still a watermelon – 19-22 inches and 6.5 pounds. Maternity Clothes?  Yep. Stretch Marks?  Yep, and I’m starting to get them on the sides too…baby girl is running out of room! Gender? Baby Girl! […]