Getting Hammered On NYE

NYE 06:07

5 years ago… Tonight… We’re kicking off 2012 with a BANG… quite literally. That’s the beginning phase of our new home office. Because nothing screams FUN like home renovations at all hours of the night while you keep your fingers crossed you don’t wake the baby. Hope you all have a wonderful night, and Happy […]

Poor Second-Born


When Scott, Kendall, my in-laws and I all started singing Happy Birthday to her after dinner last night, Leyna was very suspicious of the sudden group focus on her, it seemed. With a surprised look on her face, she looked behind her left and right (perhaps for an older sibling who she believed was more […]



Sometimes a friend’s Facebook status is so hilariously true that it immediately becomes Mommy Truth material, like this one my friend Mae just posted.

Delicious Cake & Chub! Leyna Turns One.


At right about this time, one year ago today, I was in the middle of a lightning quick 1.5 hour labor. It was fast, but intense. Painful is really the word I should use to describe it, but painful in a good way… if that makes sense, and if you’ve had med-free births, maybe that […]