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...

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...

Packing My First Box at Summer’s End

I can hardly believe we’re nearing the end of this summer! While I had hoped to be blogging more frequently, my life just hasn’t allowed for it this summer. My chronic illness is the main culprit, and many days it’s a struggle to simply function. I...

22 Weeks, Pregnancy Update | Jack

from my pregnancy journal… 21 Weeks This week was pretty calm overall. I had some up and down days health-wise, as usual. Overall, I still think I’m seeing some improvement. I’ve created a morning routine that seems to be doing me some good. My mornings start...