BABY BUMP #2 // 34 WEEKS

the countdown is on! working on the name list! the baby stuff has been pulled down from the attic, the itty bitty clothes have been washed and folded up neatly in the drawers and we’re touring the hospital at the end of the month where baby will be born! so…this is happening! insomnia is in full force. i find myself scrolling instagram or making lists…

DOCUMENTING THE FIRST YEAR

when addison was born, i wanted to write down everything. every smile, every cute cry where she folded her hands and just wailed, every single moment i wanted to document. i knew it wasn’t logical though and i was afraid if i started too many things, i would end up quitting all of them. so i committed myself to a few ways on documenting addison’s…

REMINDERS TO MYSELF

slow down. put away distractions. wake up before addison. sip coffee while it’s still hot and enjoy the sunrise. watch your baby jump on the couch. have a day where you only let her wear a diaper and her booties. watch them smile. feel yourself smile back. play hide and seek with them even if it’s well past their bedtime. have picnics. and friends over…

BABY BUMP #2 // 30 WEEKS

well we’re getting closer and closer and as a result, i’m getting more and more excited! i’m also getting more and more tired and forgetful. also i’m starting to do some crazy things again like putting the cheerios in the refrigerator because that seems like the exact place they should go. that’s another story for another day though.  i’m pretty sure it recently hit me…