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3 Months of Leif Love

Whether a combination of the Whole30 diet I started when Leif was 2 months old, or digestive and brain maturity (his not mine haha), being mama to my baby boy is blissful. He’s no longer colicky. He spits up only sometimes. He’s sweet and smiley. He sleeps for wonderful, long 6 hour stretches. I absolutely,…

Two for the Show

Last week, the light of my life turned two years old. Two! If I wasn’t well acquainted with the tremendous mental, physical, and emotional growth of the last two years for her AND me, I am now. Cradling her baby brother in my arms, while I watch her jump, twirl, attempt ballet poses, sing, and…

Ahhhhh, freak out!

I have been crying on and off for the last hour. This is kind of funny because earlier today I planned to write about what an amazing weekend I had, how renewed and rejuvenated I felt, and how I finally felt a small burst of that second trimester energy. I was going to write about…

Weaning Woes

She looks up at me, her eyes red rimmed and tear filled. I watch as one single tear slides up and over her eyelid and then down her cheek. Once one comes, they’ll keep coming, until her t-shirt is wet and her upper lip shiny with despair, until she folds into my arms sobbing, drenching…