The Isolation of Parenting

I’m only fifteen months into this journey of parenthood, and I know there’s years of stress, frustration, and worry to come. Every stage of development has had their stresses, and…

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Transitions

At 38 weeks pregnant, I’ve been through so many transitions…if I were to list them all, I could win awards for “Longest blog post.” One transition I’ve been reflecting on…

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Adulting is hard

Within the time frame of a year, I will have moved from an apartment to a basement, had a baby,¬†and (hopefully) moved out into a house. How did so many…

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Battle of the bulge.

I’ve struggled with this since I was very young. More than 2/3 of Americans face the same issue. It’s something that many scientists and doctors have stated is a problem,…

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Dear Squishy,

Dear Squishy, When I first met your daddy, I realized that we liked many of the same things, and we became fast friends. Not long after I started talking to…

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Halfway there

OOOOOOHH LIVING ON A PRAYER   Anyway, I’m a little more than halfway through this pregnancy (if we’re working off the 40 week number), and in many ways, it’s gone…

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A firm foundation amidst uncertainty

Today, I’m 15 weeks pregnant, and I was able to go to the OB, hear the baby’s heart beat on a Doppler, and even hear a solid thud of a…

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Church Abuse–Musings

Growing up, most of us were taught to abide by the Golden Rule. As Christians, that rule meant to love people as we have been loved by God. It also…

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We got a pizza stone!

Since pretty much the start of our marriage, Friday night has been pizza night. We used to get Pizza Hut every time, and as delicious as their pretzal crust pan…

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Frugal Dried Bean Soup Kit

¬†Jeremy and I are working on saving for a house, and as such we’ve really cut down on our various budgets. We also are both working on getting healthier and…

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