Tonight I was laying in bed next to Will. It's a routine that my husband and I started; every night, one of us has a turn putting Nathan to sleep, while one of us puts Will to sleep. Putting Will to bed includes reading two bedtime stories (it usually turns into 3 or 4, this … Continue reading #63 A Boy’s Love for his Mama.
Andrew and I have had the best luck shopping at the Nashville Flea Market, and this weekend was no exception. I have been thinking about redoing parts of the guest bathroom for some time now, and I came across the perfect wall decor for the space. Now that we have our two little boys, I … Continue reading #62 Nashville Flea Market.
Andrew and I are really looking forward to when our boys are a bit older and we can take them camping; we really think that will be the main way for us to take trips and see the country. Andrew has been itching to get Will outside in a tent so Will can try camping … Continue reading #61 Camping in the Backyard.
Tonight we went to our neighbors' house for a neighborhood taco party. About 5 families were there, all with our kids, husband, and wives, easily tallying 20 people. It was so nice to have a low-key night not having to cook and catching up with our good friends. This summer has just flown by. I … Continue reading #60 Taco Party.
Today was the day of my mammogram and breast ultrasound. I wish I could say that everything appeared to be 100% normal and I have nothing to fear. I really wish I could say that. It was an emotionally exhausting, stressful, and terrifying day. I did not realize how stressed I have been about this … Continue reading #59 Health Scare.
I have not been writing as often as I would like recently, and it is because I have had a lot on my mind. I recently stopped breastfeeding my youngest, just a little over a month ago, and since then I have noticed changes in my breast. I found some dimpling in one of my … Continue reading #58 Retail Therapy.
Apparently holding kids back an extra year is a common occurrence in the south. Going to school in Ohio, the cutoff date for holding a child back was September. The fact that some schools in the south have cut-off dates starting as early as March (in extreme cases; most are August) make me really nervous … Continue reading #57 Kindergarten Redshirting.