parenting

the hardest decision

It occurs to me that although I write about a lot of things in life on my blog, there are also a lot of things I don’t write about.  And while I hadn’t written about this one, it occurred to me that I probably should since it is kind of a major life change.  I … more

some favorite baby products

some favorite baby products

  Back when Evelyn was just a little bitty baby, I did a brief product roundup of some of our favorite things for the first three months (some of them are still things we use and love today).  I had every intention of coming back at six months with an update of things we love, … more

one year of motherhood

one year of motherhood

It was one year ago tonight that I got into bed and felt the first contractions.  I laid there for an hour, timing them and wondering if it was really it, because they didn’t hurt as terribly as I expected.  I woke Gerrit up and we watched Late Night with Seth Myers (which we never … more