Tag Archives: babies

parenting: expect the unexpected (and always have diapers ready)

As my bump grew and we prepared for Asher to join our family, I thought I had a good grasp on what I needed to know about parenting a little one. I wasn’t a first-time mom and I already had … Continue reading

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fight messes in style

This may come as a surprise, but little kids are messy. Shocker, right? From the backyard to the kitchen, my dudes are in a constant state of stickiness. As soon as I’m done wiping Asher’s juice spill, Joseph has decided to give himself … Continue reading

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adding a baby to the mix

When will you have kids? That’s the question you start getting asked as soon as you say I do, if not earlier. And when you bring a little one home, the question changes ever-so-slightly: When will you add another? And after … Continue reading

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I don't care if my hands look old.

The quiet evenings of small-town living took me by surprise when we moved into our little corner of Iowa last year. No horns beeping, no planes zooming by. Just the occasional hum of a cicada. Just quiet. With a three-year-old … Continue reading

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what is babywearing?

I’ve been wearing Asher since he was a week old, and I wore Joseph continually for eight weeks before his adoption was finalized — and for the fist year he was home. I get a lot of questions and comments … Continue reading

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beginnings + endings.

I’ve been caught in a whirlwind of emotions and dirty diapers for the past two weeks. On March 29, 2013 at 8:29 a.m., we welcomed Asher James into the world. I was blessed with a safe and smooth labor + … Continue reading

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We’re a featured family on the Ergobaby blog! Ergo Carriers featured our journey to Joseph for National Adoption Month. Head on over there to check it out.

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