#BerriesEverywhere & Embracing Life’s Messes

Sponsored by Very Berry Cheerios Three things we love- berries, Cheerios, making messes. Okay, I don’t really “love” that last one, but when you’re a mom 0f 4 (so crazy to type that!), you have to learn to at least embrace them. Sometimes #BerriesEverywhere is just a fact of life. We made this video when I was 40 weeks and 1 day pregnant, and I’m not ashamed to sayView full post »

If I Knew Then What I Know Now

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 taking care of small babies, and I’m owning that. I WISH I could gift every first-timeView full post »

Baby Names Evolution- How We Came Up With All 4 Names

I think it’s always fun to hear how people come up with baby names, so I thought it would be cool to share how we came up with all 4 of ours with you. I actually really dislike naming babies. It’s a lot of pressure! We always end up with names that I love, though. It just takes us a full 9 months to get there. Even when we’ve had a pretty strong feeling that we like a name fromView full post »

I Can Still Do Hard Things- Wallace’s Birth Story Part 2

Be sure to read Part 1 first! Scott got to the hospital a little after I got checked into a labor room. I think sometime around 8:30. He was excited to discover a Blues hockey game on TV. We cut cable long ago, and he usually has to listen to the game via a radio app. Like old birthing pros, we chilled in the room with no sense of urgency. Him watching the game, me giving the yoga ball a halfView full post »

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