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Y is for…

Y is for…

25 Weeks You went on your first camping trip! You’re sitting up almost entirely on your own now.  You can sit for several minutes before you usually lean too far forward, reaching for a toy, and then you just flop forward on your belly. You’re […]

Camping, The 4th, and The Civil War

Camping, The 4th, and The Civil War

We went camping, like millions of other people this past weekend. It’s not something we usually do (camping over a busy weekend, that is.) and it’s not where we usually would camp. When we camp, we like to camp. Shade trees, dirt, river/creek/lake, tents, showers […]

X is for…

X is for…

  24 Weeks You turned SIX months old!  You’re on the downward slope towards one year now.  Wow. I suppose I REALLY can’t call you my newborn anymore. šŸ™ We’ve been giving you more tastes of food.  Some pureed baby food of spinach/pear/peas and some […]

Our Backyard Summer Makeover!

Our Backyard Summer Makeover!

Well, since summer was quickly approaching, and my father in law was willing (since it IS his backyard), we asked if we could do a little backyard makeover back in May. It needed some sprucing up, no doubt. Especially the left corner of the yard […]

W is for…

W is for…

Raw and unedited, but equally adorable and I couldn’t resist posting: 23 Weeks I mean, I know he’s my kid and all, but daaaaang.  He’s cute.  (Right?) Posting all of these Asher updates are making me realize that I need to post an Ezekiel update.  […]

Choosing What’s Most Important

Choosing What’s Most Important

It’s been a whole month since my last post about my reading through “What it Like to be Married to Me?” by Linda Dillow.  But I’m still reading it.  Still loving it.  Still working through a transformation that I so desperately need.  Last time I […]

What I’ve Been Workin’ On.

What I’ve Been Workin’ On.

I’ve been working on a new “project” lately. Been spending many hours dinking around either late at night or early in the morning, usually with a (couple) big cups of coffee and maybe Bachelorette or something similar playing in the background. Time spent screen sharing […]

V is for…

22 Weeks You are wanting to sit up, but not quite there yet.  You crumple like a piece of paper when you try. You are scooting all over.  We’ll put you in front of toys in the living room on your belly and then a […]

It’s the Bees Knees…errr something.

So, we’ve got a grad party for Skyler this weekend. We’ve been spending lots of time outdoors lately making everything look pretty. Last night, I noticed something new while we were out. I looked up and stood in sheer terror and shock at how I […]

This Man, The Graduate

Since High School, This Man: attended a two year certificate program in upstate New York for community health attended Chemeketa Community College for four years – 2 years of pre-requisites for nursing and 2 years of the nursing program attended Western Oregon University for one […]