t h i r t y. That number that seemed so far off for so many years but yet here it is, the start of a new decade and truthfully, I'm excited. I know society tends to dread turning older and even more so when it comes to thirty but why? Is it because we … Continue reading Cheers to a New Decade
As I sit down to write this my hair is a greasy mess tossed up into the classic mom bun, the kitchen a disaster and toys all over the floor but my oldest is sound asleep in his bed, my youngest asleep in my arms and my heart is full. Nixon and Vanek are twelve … Continue reading One Month with Two
A year ago today I was more exhausted than I thought possible as we fought to bring Nixon into this world. Today he turns one and I am full of every emotion possible. Watching your baby grow is one of life’s greatest gifts – because not only do you get to see them continually learn, … Continue reading No Longer an Infant but Always My Baby
As a first time parent I desire to do everything perfectly for my child the problem is I don't know everything [and I never will]. I am simply following the directions from people smarter than me and trying not to worry. However, from the day Nixon was born [almost a year ago...another blog post on … Continue reading Plagio – What?
It's early in the morning here in Boston, but it's April 3 which means that I did it. I made it seventeen nights & eighteen days away from Nixon - and yes the emotions are still mixed. Truthfully, I knew I would make it, the option of flying home wasn't ever really on the table … Continue reading NYC Babymoon pt. 2
We’re about to leave on vacation to NYC and the surrounding area for three weeks- most people would be ecstatic right? Well, I’m sitting in the SeaTac airport sobbing while Kyle continually comforts me and tells me that it’ll be okay and Nixon will have a great time with his grandparents while we’re away. … Continue reading NYC Babymoon pt. 1
I've been a mum to Nixon for six months now. Crazy. Crazy how time flies, but even more crazy that such a little person can teach me so much. This boy has challenged me in every possible way, pushed me to limits I didn't know I had, helped me see joy in the most mundane … Continue reading Conception deception