Pregnancy

This last week I was flying solo as my husband was on a four day out of state trip. Amidst my frequent prayers that I wouldn’t go into early labor with him so far away, I kept myself quite busy. I made curtains for the nursery, organized Baby K’s bookcase and toys, cleaned the house […]

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I know I’ve said before that I’m an obsessive planner. Surprisingly enough though, when it has come to most things involved with this pregnancy I’m much more accepting of the fact that I can’t really control much here. I would PREFER for the baby to be born exactly on the due date and I would […]

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Infants

Baby Book

| Oct 28, 2014

I was doing such a good job of keeping up with Stella’s baby book. I’m talking detailed stories, dates, times, and pictures; I was recording everything. It’s something I told myself I would do back when I bought the book while I was pregnant and truthfully, I’m a little mad at myself that I’ve started […]

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Ear Tubes Update

| Oct 23, 2014

Ear tube surgery is complete. On Friday, October 10, Stella had ear tubes put in at Surgery Center Cedar Rapids. I’m very happy and relieved to say that all went great.

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Toddlers

Mai is always picking random locations to feel the urge to dance. She has done it while we were eating or shopping at Wendy’s, Olive Garden, Culver’s, Barnes & Noble, Walmart, her doctor’s office, and even Spencer’s (we only go in the foyer part where the lights are so she can dance to the music!).

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I was talking to a mom of toddlers the other day. She was completely overwhelmed with her little ones and talking about the way every task turns into a giant chore; simple tasks like breakfast to getting out the door in the morning.   I had almost forgot what it was like having toddlers until […]

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