Category Archives: Parenthood

Being a parent for the first time is no joke. I don’t envy those of you holding tiny babies right now that are going through this brand new. While my postpartum recovery seems to get worse after each baby, the babies themselves? They keep getting easier. Also, I think I just keep getting better at […]

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I went to Target today with Wallace. It was our first solo trip there, and it felt good to return to normal life a little bit. My purchases could not scream “I just had a baby” more: pads, chocolate, baby wipes, newborn pacifiers, wine. This post is sponsored by Talk Early. I am honored to […]

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World (Wide Web), meet Wallace Austin Krause. Born December 21st at 4:59 am, after a mostly short and intense med-free labor, weighing in at 9.1 lbs and measuring 21.5 inches long. I have SO much to tell you about him, about me, about 4 kids. But for now, I rest.. and cry because postpartum healing […]

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Confession: As this pregnancy has progressed, it’s been harder and harder to be a mom who cares about things like my children’s grooming and hygiene habits.  Every now and then I’ll get a whiff of one and wonder aloud, “But when WAS the last time you bathed?” Whoops. As much as I’m mostly okay letting […]

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