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 one son — would adding another be so different? I didn’t factor in that Joseph […]Read More parenting: expect the unexpected (and always have diapers ready)
I didn’t grow up with sisters. I have one younger brother, and spent my childhood bossing him around, convincing him to play Barbies. I always wondered what it’d be like to have a sister. Could I borrow clothes from her? Would we braid each other’s hair, a la Little House on the Prairie? And let’s […]Read More sister, sister
After a jam-packed trip to Washington, D.C., I’m having trouble finding the words to put to all of the feelings and experiences and thoughts and questions that I have. So, maybe writing it out will do me some good — as I have a lot of 31 Days posts to catch up on! We had […]Read More processing our trip to washington, d.c.
I know that I’ve yet to deliver on my 10 remaining life highlights for my 25th birthday, but with it being New Year’s Eve and all, it feels only necessary to give a quick year-end rundown of 2012. So, here it goes: 1. Sledding with Joseph. There was something pretty incredible about seeing my sweet […]Read More greatest hits of 2012
I appreciate a good deal, and I sure do have some exciting baby bargains to share. Annnd I just lost any male followers. Oh, well. Carry on. 1. Graco Classic Wood High Chair. Amazon: $139.99 Craigslist: $50 Why I love it: I really like wooden high chairs. The price tag? Not so much. This one […]Read More one thrifty mama.
Soon, my wife and I will be leaving for Nigeria. Soon, we will be meeting our son for the first time. Soon, we’ll understand what it means to be a mommy and a daddy, and not just Kayla and Jonny. It’s all pretty surreal right now, I can’t even really imagine it. To think that […]Read More a request from a soon-to-be dad.