Family & Baby!

A House Full of Flyers!

This past weekend was super busy but it was great!  I'm so proud of my husband that I could burst!   This past weekend he graduated Manga Cum Laude from the University of Dayton with a degree in Global Manufacturing Technology Systems from the School of Engineering!  Our weekend started with an awards ceremony on… Continue reading A House Full of Flyers!

Family & Baby!

march: a slight hiatus

The month of March was an especially tough one.  My little family experienced two losses - one miscarriage and one lost cat. In February, my husband and I learned that we were expecting another baby due in October!  It was such surprising news to us since we weren't exactly trying for another baby yet.  Baby… Continue reading march: a slight hiatus

Family & Baby!, Writing Prompt

a new milestone

Daily Post Theme: Rhythmic My little sweetpea has successfully slept through the night the last five nights in a row.  It started last week when I finally decided that it was time to give her a chance to fall asleep on her own, without my help.  Instead of rocking her to sleep, I laid her in the… Continue reading a new milestone

Family & Baby!, Quotes!

life is not without change

I've been thinking about motherhood lately.  Just when I start to get the hang of being a Mama, something changes, and I'm reminded that I have no idea what I'm doing.  My baby is 8 months old now and she's growing too fast.  I think about the months and years ahead and I'm giddy with… Continue reading life is not without change

Family & Baby!, Writing Prompt

Plan B

Daily Post Theme: Heard It started as a tiny whimper, then a gasp, and finally a loud grunt.  The baby monitor vibrated on my nightstand as she heaved a perturbed cry.  I heard a thump and another cry.  In the dark, I reach for the monitor and pressed the video button without looking.  A blast… Continue reading Plan B

Family & Baby!, Writing Prompt

she is full of fire

Daily Post Theme: Lovingly When my little sweet baby was about 6 months old, I would lay her in her crib awake at night, kiss her on the nose, and say "good-night".  I would leave the room and in 15 minutes or so she would be asleep.  Of course it didn't work every time -… Continue reading she is full of fire

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there’s always room for more

From: Dad To: Sarah Subject: Baby Jane! I saw the video of the little one crawling! From: Dad To: Sarah Subject: RE: Baby Jane! YES!  She’s definitely on her way now.  She’s quick, too! From: Dad To: Sarah Subject: RE: Baby Jane! Your life has changed (again) forever. From: Dad To: Sarah Subject: RE: Baby Jane! Yep – this journey has been full of… Continue reading there’s always room for more

DIY & Crafty!, Family & Baby!, Knitting / Crochet

wrap it up

This weekend, I finished a few projects.  One really big one and a little fun one. Our cat, Mika, just loves the texture of our couch and enjoys (to no end) digging into the fabric to sharpen her little talons.  There is nothing you can do to keep her from sprinting up to the couch, scratching… Continue reading wrap it up