What’s in a name?

I always think it is fun to hear the story behind a name, so I thought it would be fun to share ours. We have two children, a daughter – Catherine Joy, and a son – Theodore David. A little backstory on us and child naming – we have been talking about child names since…

To hold my children

One of my favorite things to do is to hold my children. I often think about my failings as a mother. The times I’m just too lazy or tired to make a home-cooked meal, when I say no to reading just one more book, or whether or not I am using the right kind of…

14 Things I Love About YOU

‘Tis the season of love, am I right? With Valentine’s Day just around the corner I thought I’d take a moment to spotlight my Valentine and why I love him so very much. He’s been the best supporter I could have asked for over the past year or so as we’ve made the transition to…

Dear Child,

I haven’t been keeping much of a journal or writing letters to you all throughout the pregnancy. I have been trying to take a picture each week but even that is hit or miss. Bad mom, I guess? But I realized on Sunday that there is something I hope you always know. You have a…

My Dad

Last year when I wrote about my Mom on Mother’s Day last year I intended for it to be the first in a series of posts about my family. Well we all know how good I am at finishing a post series. (Ahem, the love story series.) I thought I would pick it back up again this…