This week marked 13 months since our beautiful, long, hard, triumphant breastfeeding journey began. I say “our”, because Lord knows it was a team effort. Quinn was a champ despite my constant cluelessness and fumbling around trying to figure it all out. Then there is Ryan. He is a saint. Postpartum baby brain and hormones
Here is our weekend snapshot. It was far from restful but was full of laughter (minimal tears, I’m happy to report), fun, sweet treats and even sweeter memories along the way. Daddies and Donuts This weekend was a first for us. Ryan joined Quinn and I for a special Baby Boot Camp Columbus workout: Daddies
Columbus, you have my heart! I’ve lived in C-bus my whole life, except for a 4 year stint in Dayton for college (Go Flyers!). My appreciation for this city has exploded since moving back after college. I know few cities that foster diversity, inclusion, beauty, art, the entrepreneurial spirit, ingenuity and education like Columbus, Ohio.
Our daughter’s nursery has quickly become one of my favorite rooms in our house. Even before Quinn was born, I would sit in her room and just pray for her and imagine what it would be like to rock her in that very chair. I knew she was going to be full of life and
Last week, we took a hiatus from our Hilton Head Island vacation and had the most fun, spontaneous, overdue date night in Savannah, Georgia! It was one of those nights that made me fall in love all over again. One of those nights where I wonder what I would do without this man. One of
Here are some things that I am loving these days! My hope is to do this monthly in order to share products that I am loving for myself and or my family. Enjoy! She Reads Truth Bible– This was Ryan’s Mother’s Day gift to me, which was made even more special by the fact that
Last weekend we celebrated Quinn’s first birthday.We did it! All three of us survived her first year! Parenting has kept us on our toes and undoubtedly will continue to do so. We could not be more thankful for those who have loved us, cheered us on, cried and laughed along with us this year.
Yesterday we celebrated Quinn’s 1st birthday, surrounded by so many loved ones (see my post about her party!). But in the meantime, I figured it was about time to write out her birth story. So let’s rewind the clock as I retell the crazy amazing tale that is now forever written into my very own life story.
I am currently wrapping up my SEVENTH year as a special education teacher. How is this even possible?! I can still picture my first year of teaching…it was such a blur. Thankfully I survived to tell about it and so did the students! At the time, I had created a blog to share my struggles, sagas