Guys, Rose sleeps like a dream. Although at first I had seriously no idea how to get a newborn to sleep (It’s crazy how much you forget between children, even when they are only 16 months apart!), I have successfully navigated safely through the second round of sleep training thus far. Reason 1: Rose is… Continue reading Sleep Training: the sequel
I really should have gotten on the stick and written this closer to the actual event. It feels like it was sooo long ago that Rose came into our lives. She’s such a sweet baby. The best word to describe Thea was curious. Sweet is the best word for Rose. Birth Story #2. Let me… Continue reading Baby birth story #2: medicated vs natural
I used to feel sooo much stress when I was asked to teach, especially in church. I mainly was concerned with looking dumb, looking unprepared, and being boring. Not to mention having a bunch of people looking at me the whole time while I tried to look put together and confident. Then, I went to… Continue reading The importance of objectives
I am way overdue for an update for A: how sleep training with Thea is going and B: what I am doing with Baby #2 to hopefully avoid the pitfalls I ran into with Baby #1. This post will be for point A. (Otherwise this post is going to be insanely long). Thea is a… Continue reading Sleep Training. Where are we now?
Thea and I were looking at some pictures of her on my phone. She took the phone out of my hands and kissed the image of herself, followed by a hug and another kiss. I hope she always has such a innocent love for herself, I thought. It was good to see my little girl… Continue reading Being your own best friend
One of my favorite things about Heavenly Father is His ability to teach. There really is such a thing as a master teacher, and He’s nailed it. He often teaches me through analogy, taking what I see or experience and helping me see principles or concepts that relate to a bigger picture. And when this… Continue reading The hypocrite inside me
I feel like for my birthday, God gave me two babies that went to bed like a dream!! and here I am, with time on my hands to fill with whatever I want to do. I wanna clean up my freak-nasty house, do the laundry, go to bed early, write in my journal, write my… Continue reading Point of divergence