The Name Game


When I was 16, I was one of those girls who had long lists of names for my future children, but as I’ve aged, I’ve come to hate all of them for very valid reasons. Mostly, I’ve met people named those names and they ruined it for me. The longer I’m on this earth, and […]

8 Days With Lowell


::sits on pillow, dusts off blog, adjusts breast pads:: Hi! Lowell was born 8 days ago. Life is lovely and chaotic all at once. I’m ridiculously overwhelmed and happy all at once. I’m also getting my postpartum ass kicked by another horrific postpartum rash and some super sore and engorged boobs to go with it. […]



Lowell Scott Krause is finally here! Born at 40 weeks 5 days, on July 30th, 2013 at 8:14pm. He weighs 8 lbs 11 ounces, the same as big brother Kendall did. We are both doing great. I will update you on all the details sometime later. Thank you for all the sweet words of encouragement […]

I’m so pregnant…


that I’m too tired and sick to come up with something witty to write to tell you all how pregnant I am. I think grouchy cat understands. The facts are these: I’m 7 weeks, 5 days. Due July 25th This was NOT planned. Totally a surprise, due to basically losing my mind and any concept […]