Category Archives: Family

Joan Moira’s Birth Story

Joan’s Birth Story I love writing up my babies birth stories as soon after as possible – before all the details get fuzzy and my mom memory kicks in (aka blocks out all the details!) Disclaimer: it’s a birth story … Continue reading

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Postpartum Partying

You know all those awesome lists online of helpful things to have? Yeah this isn’t exactly that same kind of post. I was texting with my sister – the one who is 37 weeks with her first babe – talking … Continue reading

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The Wait is Over – Birth Announcement for Joan

Last Sunday morning we sat through Mass together as a family. A friendly parishioner came up to speak to us after Mass to let us know she was SURE we would have a boy. We wrangled the kids up and … Continue reading

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A Day in Our Life

I remember writing a post like this awhile before Tesssa was born, Nope it was from 2014 when Clara was 2 and Hugh was 6 months old. (See this blog IS my memory for me.) There’s just no other way … Continue reading

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Before Baby 4 Comes

I want to try to record a little of what life is like right now, before it majorly changes with the new little ones arrival. I am 38 weeks pregnant today, so theoretically it could be “any day” but that … Continue reading

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Quick Takes of Summer

I might have to make this a Quick Takes (Good thing I am starting on Tuesday, and look at that – finishing on Friday!) Because I want to blog but don’t know/there is too much? To write about – which … Continue reading

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January in a Coconut Shell 

[A short quick update that isnt actually super short? Or is it? I can’t tell from this silly phone!] I really want to write more but the desktop computer we bought turned out to be a total dud and I … Continue reading

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a look back at 2016

I really love these Look Back posts of each year. It’s taken me awhile but I wanted to pull this one together because it’s about the only way I remember most of what happens some years. And I don’t want … Continue reading

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My House Painting Saga

 Our house painting its finished! my sister asked for pictures and I may one day wanna remember what it was like when it was all fresh and new so I took way too many and plan to share them all. … Continue reading

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44/52 another trip to the Zoo

Clara. Jumping in the hat Hugh. Watching flamingos, on one leg of course Tessa. Always filled with JOY

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