Have you seen the movie White Christmas? Even though it is August, on many occasions over the last several weeks, I've found myself doing a late night YouTube search of this scene: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DXKxazgio2s You see, in this scene, Rosemary Clooney's character cannot fall asleep due to personal worries and anxieties. Thankfully, we can always count… Continue reading White Christmas in August
One of the worst parts of dealing with infertility was living years of my life in two week increments. Two weeks until we can "try" again... followed by two weeks of waiting to "test" and see if the "trying" resulted in a pregnancy. Once you're pregnant there's a whole lot of other types of… Continue reading Don’t Wish Your Life Away
I recently participated in a study at Carthage College related to pregnant women and their sense of smell (and got paid a WHOPPING $20 after my two hours of "sniff and tell.") One of the many tasks involved my smelling a scent, followed by my counting backwards from 280 by 2s for a total of… Continue reading 26 Week Potpourri
Just as each "Spring Break" in my life has been unique for various reasons (travel-related or otherwise) SB 2018 has been one for the books. While this year did not consist of travel to Disney, Mexico, Europe, or otherwise, various activities were thoughtfully planned for well in advance of the week off of work. Having… Continue reading First World Problems
Have you ever heard of that term before? Babymoon? Before this pregnancy I never had. According to "Google" a babymoon is "...a newly coined term for a period of time both parents take to relax and spend quality time together before the baby is born." AKA - one last pre-baby vacation. Relax? Not really our thing per-say. … Continue reading The Perfect BabyMoon
In case you live under a rock (or maybe are just following my blog, and not my personal Facebook page) the secret is out! As "Auntie Laura" put it so appropriately last night, "Congratulations! You are soon to be outnumbered with three stinky boys in the house!" The real question is, which one will smell… Continue reading The Secret’s Out!