Welcome, Baby Lady!

Sylvia Rhea Bass arrived bright and early this morning! I wish I had a spectacular birth story to share with you, but it was just a boring scheduled C section (thank the Lord!)… Continue reading

38 Weeks: The Final Bumpdate

I can’t believe it, but I had my last appointment today. My OB had a bone to pick with me because she saw my Facebook status that my bags were packed and had… Continue reading

What is in my hospital bag

Because there aren’t enough of these posts out there in the blogosphere, am I right?  After four babies in four years, I think I have honed what we really need and what we… Continue reading

The Moms we often forget

I always thought it was kind of silly that we call pregnant women “expectant mothers” or “moms-to-be.” As anyone who has been pregnant knows, we become moms the second that tiny little being… Continue reading

37 Weeks and officially whale status

This week has been a bit rough. I feel roughly the size of a pregnant beluga whale (although Scott assures me I am still hundreds of pounds away from that goal because he… Continue reading

Mildly creepy/amusing things my kids say

I have really enjoyed the talking stage. It is so interesting to find out what goes on in their little brains.  Even if they can sometimes be unsettling or brutally honest. Rue doesn’t… Continue reading

36 Weeks: Over it, but not ready 

I’ve reached that point where I am very over being pregnant, but am in no way near ready for this baby to arrive. I have to get out all of our newborn things… Continue reading

Is it the hormones, or am I a crazy person?

Things have been pretty quiet around here lately, as I struggle during those time periods that I am not in bed asleep (which is pretty much where I want to be at all… Continue reading

35 Weeks: The Final Countdown

Or at least, that is what I keep telling myself.  It’s good for morale.  Thank goodness the OB’s office keeps their mirrors nice and clean just for my bump selfies.    Fat woman… Continue reading

Wren: 15 Months

I would have arranged a cute photo shoot of Wren to accompany this blog post, but let’s be honest.  I’m 35 weeks pregnant and can barely work up the energy to take pictures… Continue reading