Tag: having a baby

Best Moments of 2017

I didn’t blog at all in December (until now) and I’m not the least bit sad about it. This month was busy with the holidays and finishing up stuff at work for the year and Liam being sick EVERY SINGLE WEEK (and me catching at least 75% of those sicknesses). But, this was the most

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Recovery Gone Wrong 

Someone recommended this book to me last week as we talked about our birth experiences (I didn’t buy it because it’s $32 and that seems crazy!). I’ve been pretty vocal that Liam’s birth didn’t go as I had planned and was a little traumatic for me (us) at the time. However, I’ve since come to

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Liam’s Birth Story 

  For months, I had in my head how our birth story would happen. We’d wake up in the middle of the night and gather our things, hug the dogs goodbye, and calmly head to the hospital to become a family of three. We planned hard. We took classes. We read books. We hired a

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Day(s) before baby

We knew L’s arrival was coming soon so we tried to do as much as possible together and with friends in the weeks leading up to it. We went hiking, we had sushi with friends and spent the night before our admittance to the hospital hanging out with our neighbors.  I also got my hair

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