Jack Everett’s Home Birth Story

As first-time pregnant mamas, we spend hours reading books and articles, researching, and attending birth classes. We talk with our midwives and doctors, and listen to our friends’ birth stories, trying to prepare ourselves both mentally and physically for our...

Top 10 Newborn Baby Must-Haves

Learning to live on precious little sleep during the early newborn days can make you feel like you’re going a little crazy. Anything that makes your life easier and helps preserve your sanity becomes highly valuable! Ask me how I know. My first month of...

Jack Everett is 1 Month Old – Newborn Update

This first month with Jack has been quite the adventure, and Benj and I are so in love with him! He has been such a fun newborn to get to know and seems to have quite the personality. As far as we can see, Jack has his daddy’s ears, eyes, long fingers, and big...

Moving Day is Almost Here

Autumn is definitely making its presence known today. There’s a chill in the air, cloudy grey skies, and rain sprinkling on and off. I opened my kitchen window to let in the breeze. As I stood there, looking out and washing a few dishes, I was struck by the fact...

Babymoon on the Oregon Coast

Earlier this month, over Labor Day weekend, Benj and I took our babymoon! I’m definitely glad we took it when we did. I was 26 weeks pregnant at the time. Benj and I both agreed the time away was well spent, and it helped us to gear up for our last trimester and...