It’s nearly the end of September and dude…it’s beyond HOT here in South Carolina. My Canadian cold-bloodedness (probably paired with the cooking bun in the oven) is just dying for some cool weather, sweaters, leggings and wearing something other than my Birkenstocks, and Lord knows how much I love my Birkenstocks. I am almost afraid… Continue reading Bring on the pumpkins! Fall Fest at Johnson Farms.
It’s been a great weekend so far…however, first I am going to be honest: I was super, super bummed because we were supposed be at the beach this weekend but we decided to cancel (rather, postponed) because the wildly inaccurate weather forecast predicted 80-90% chance of rain and thunderstorm all weekend long. And of course the… Continue reading Saturday adventure: Sky Top Apple Orchard
The past few weeks have been crazy awesome. So many happy moments with my parents visiting and spending time with my now one-year old, who has started walking and chatting and interacting like a toddler on the verge. Since he turned 1 on the 14th of August, it has been hard to keep up with… Continue reading Mama & Baby achievement: One Year of Breastfeeding! (and still going strong)
My Baby is almost ONE. This reality evokes so many feelings of joy, excitement and, while I am not sure if “sadness” is quite the word, there is a definite sense of melancholy in my heart. It has been such an absolute truth revealed to me this past year as a new-first-time parent about… Continue reading One Year Old Photos and Cupcake Smash!
Life has been pretty full lately. Full of plans. Full of busy-ness. Full of routines, schedules, play dates, dinner-making, husband time, playtime, teething, bedtime, church activities, housework and so on and so forth. Life has been full of things that keep me busy and definitely keep me happy, so I am not complaining. But there… Continue reading Best Friends are Rare Birds
My heart is hurting this morning. My ears and eyes bleed when I read about the new and ongoing violence happening in the country I live in and in thousands of other places in the world, that get very little to zero media coverage. The thought of the injustice, evil and hatred thriving throughout humanity… Continue reading Hurting Heart this morning
If you missed Part 1, you can check it out here! Today’s post is Part 2 of my birth story. Loads of pictures in this post as you read through! Friday August 14, 2015 8AM I have been in labor for about 8 hours. And now my contractions are strong, unmistakeable, and constant. Sometimes they… Continue reading At the Birthing Center – John Fredrick’s Birth Story, Part 2