Monthly Archives: July 2015

No, I’m not trying for a (insert gender here). Please stop asking.

We who are defective unfortunate enough to have all children of one sex know the all too common scenario: Stranger walks up to you when you are out and about with your children and decides to strike up a conversation. Stranger: … Continue reading

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Doubling Down: Wren is 18 months and Rhea is 2 months! (Update)

Because I know you probably don’t have the patience for a novel about Wren at 18 months and a separate novel about Rhea at 2 months. Rhea: So I skipped a 1 month update for her, but hash to the … Continue reading

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In which Rhea is baptized (aka, shameless photo dump)

In the Catholic tradition, you are supposed to baptize your child as soon as possible, and for me that has never been any sooner than 2 months. (You Catholic mamas who can manage it sooner than that, my hat is … Continue reading

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In which Scott sleeps, and I spend my first day with Rhea

In my last post, Rhea’s birth story, I left you, dear reader, without some information that might render the end of the post disingenuous. I seek to remedy that now. And bore you with the details of the rest of the … Continue reading

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Rhea’s Birth Story

I know, I know.  I didn’t have some exciting VBAC home birth or anything.  It was a scheduled C section. But it’s my blog and I can birth story if I want to. I’m such a sucker for a good … Continue reading

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