On Nesting and Necessary Things

It’s interesting how second pregnancies are different from the first, especially when they aren’t spaced very far apart. I have completely lost track of how many weeks along I am at any given point; though to be fair, I have also lost track of how many months old Iva is, so many it’s just a…

Springtime and Sustaining Mercies

It all happened in the span of a few hours. I had been eating strawberries and rice for dinner for several days and was convinced I had a stomach bug. Devynn was convinced of a different theory that I was determined not to entertain . . . at least until I had put Iva to…

Family Update | 4/22/21

I have taken a break from blogging since the turn of the new year to focus on things in our life and home and hearts that need more attention, and to say things have been chaotic would be an understatement! Nonetheless, I can’t keep away from writing forever, so here I am with a brief…

Update & Maternity Photos | 1/12/20

It seems like we’re just now catching our breath after the wave of holiday (and emergency) travel that hit us from September until Christmas. Every thirty days, at least, we were driving or flying to North Carolina or Colorado from our home in the D.C. metro area. Only one of those trips – a last…