Author Archives: Jill

It’s been a long while since I’ve blogged about how we plan to use cloth diapers on here. I have some really old posts in my archives from when I first cloth diapered my oldest- EIGHT YEARS AGO. Holy cow. In some ways, a lot has changed, but what hasn’t changed is that I’m STILL […]

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So many people said to me, “You’ll just know. You’ll know when your family is complete.” And the last time I was pregnant, I was willing myself to know, but it never felt final. I mean, of course, I said I was done because, well, 3 was the plan. That was the agreed upon number, […]

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The turkey is officially all gone at our house, thanks to a giant pot of turkey soup I made for dinner last night. (It’s just chicken soup, but with turkey because I am super creative.)  The trees are up. The toddler is sneaking candy canes every chance he gets. Joy! Merry! Bring on the holidays! […]

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When I saw this giant fluffy yarn at Michaels, I immediately had a vision for it as a wreath, so I bought it in a couple colors.  Bernat Blanket Big Stich ‘n Win yarn But not as a yarn wrapped wreath. I not-so-secretly detest yarn-wrapping wreaths. No patience! Instead, I thought it would be fun […]

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“Hey, I noticed my urine sample is still in the bathroom. Do you need to get that to the lab?”  “Oh, no. I don’t think they’re going to run it.” I’d been in the L&D unit at the hospital for about 2 hours at that point with monitors strapped to me to check baby’s heart, […]

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I needed yesterday to be a good day. I’m glad I made arrangements to get out of the house many weeks ago. This post is going to put me in a vulnerable position, and I ask that you respect that I’m sharing feelings here that have less to do with politics than they do with […]

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