Tuesday, January 17, 2017

15 months of motherhood

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Newborn Lucille

Bringing an actual person into the world, who is 100% dependent on adult humans, is one of the scariest and most rewarding things I will ever experience.  After 40+ weeks of preparing for her arrival, I was surprised at how unreal this feeling was.  This tiny human was counting on me to not screw it up.  There is so much pressure just in that sentence.  And of course, I have screwed up plenty thus far.  But looking back at the last 15 months, I think I have done some good things too.  I, along with tons of help from Paul, our parents, our friends and other family, have managed to keep her fed, mostly healthy, clean and pretty darn happy, or so it seems.

She is thriving, actually.  She is in the 80th percentile for weight – girlfriend loves food.  Obviously she would love food.  Of course, because she is my daughter, I think she is extremely advanced.  She is probably right on par educationally, but hey, I think she walks on water.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Lucille – One Year

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Lucille turned ONE!  What a year it was.  People say it every.single.day but you can’t really understand how fast it truly goes by until you wake up one day with a brand new baby, and the next day that baby is a sweet little toddler, walking all over the...

Monday, December 5, 2016

St. George Island

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We took our first vacation as a family of three a few weeks months ago to St. George Island, Florida.  I haven’t actually written a post in MONTHS and then I finally draft one, only to not actually publish but until MONTHS later.  Such is life these days! But!  I...

Friday, May 13, 2016

Lucille Jane – 6 months in

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I’m finally getting around to sharing some six month shots of Lucille, annnnd she turned seven months old on Monday.  Such is life these days! I keep thinking each stage is going to be my favorite, and then the next just gets better.  Right now Lucy is sitting up...

Monday, February 29, 2016

Cloth Diapers 101

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When I started my food blog I never (ever!) imagined that I would write a post about cloth diapers.  But I guess that a lot happens over the course of five years and here.we.are.  I am, by no means, an expert.  I just know what I know.  I did...

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Currently: My Favorite Podcasts

My Favorite Podcasts

Let’s talk podcasts!  Podcasts are a sort-of new thing to me.  For the longest time I just didn’t “get” them but now looking back I have no idea what was so confusing to me!  For my job I spend a lot of time in the car and listening to music...