Part of the move to AZ came with having to find childcare again. This is literally the hardest thing. It creates a pit in my stomach like you wouldn't believe every time we've had to do it - and unfortunately that's been very frequently in Elle's short 3 years. But what if we didn't have … Continue reading Don’t pity me for working the late shift
That's the word I would use if I was trying to describe the last few months of our lives. My last post was in March - and for good reason. We welcomed our second daughter into the world, Zoe Caroline and she's been amazing but it has not been without it's challenges. We sold our … Continue reading Whirlwind
We're going through big changes at my job, which are in and of themselves going to warrant a completely separate post. Though it is insanely early in the process, I can feel myself growing and I can feel myself growing already because I an extremely uncomfortable and for the first time in a few months, … Continue reading When you feel like an imposter
Ryan and I were having an interesting talk on Friday over our holiday dinner and oddly, it came up again last night with some friends we were eating with. Why, when everything seems to be going well, do some people suddenly get anxiety about life and grow concerned about whether or not their luck will … Continue reading
When I told my sister I was pregnant what feels like 1,000 years ago (because time moves at the rate of a snail on top of a turtle in quicksand when you're pregnant), she immediately said it was a girl. Why? Because she feels like I'm a girl Mom. That's not her saying that I … Continue reading Girl Mom
We've now officially announced to the world that we're having a baby, which is both exciting and terrifying. I am generally not someone that likes to talk about being pregnant or draw attention to myself about it because I am awkward about it (I don't know why, I just am), but since so many of … Continue reading We’re having a baby!