All in Life

Hi James, We Love You!

We welcomed James Arthur into the family on April 12th at 4:22am! He was 23 inches long (half an inch longer than Molly, and she was super long!) and 8lbs 8oz. Of course (because what can you expect after a pregnancy like that one?), nothing went as planned. At all.

A Letter About My Health, Pregnancy, and Motherhood

Dear friends and other readers,

Discussing negatives of pregnancy and motherhood can be tough. I always struggle with a feeling that by expressing what is hard I am somehow being ungrateful for all the good parts. The reality is that I've found motherhood and pregnancy to be the most challenging thing I have ever done, but not in any of the ways I would have expected before choosing this path.

We're Having Another Baby!

We have some exciting news! Jay and I are expecting another baby in late April! We don't know the sex of the baby yet, or really much at all (babies are so mysterious). Our one ultrasound happened quite early on and I would show it to you but it's basically like looking at an ultrasound of a jelly bean.