Today was an ordinary day.
I woke up in our home; I even slept in until 6:45. We had eggs, sausage, and mini bagels for breakfast. I worked out.
Adeline napped mid-morning. I drank coffee and worked on my laptop while Luke played. Chad worked and had a few conference calls. He mowed the grass after work.
Adeline was fussy and skipped her afternoon nap. I slow danced with her to country music and she laid her head on my chest.
I picked Audrey up from Earth Club and hel
I want to talk about something that may be a little controversial. As a mom of 3, I feel like I've been through this deal long enough to provide a relevant opinion. Being a mom is unarguably the hardest job in the world. It has the most crazy emotions, responsibilities, and it literally never ends. There are no breaks, no vacations, and no sick days. Yes, we get mini breaks to, you know, go to the bathroom...but there's likely a kid in there with you, or five chubby fingers r
I am three weeks postpartum and finally finding the mental space (and time) to talk about Adeline's birth story. As many of you know, at around 34 weeks pregnant, I decided to pursue my first ever natural birth. With my first two babies (now 10 and 1.5 years old), I went the traditional epidural route. Those birth experiences were mostly uneventful, which is good I suppose. However, something was telling me I could and should try natural for our last baby. I knew I didn't wan