The Day We Became Three

The last seven weeks have been the most transformative of my life. My husband and I welcomed our first child, our son William Webster, on January 9, 2014 at 11:10 am. We checked into the hospital at about 3 a.m. that day to be induced. A few days earlier, the doctor had performed an ultrasound […]

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Organizing 101

“Good moms have dirty ovens and sticky floors.” I’ve heard this quote before and it never sat quite right with me. I think the idea that moms should set housework aside for the more important work of enjoying and raising your children is a fine notion and reminds us that children grow up quickly while […]

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Dining Out With Baby

My husband and I have always loved eating out and figured that wouldn’t change after we became parents, but I still remember when relatives came over to visit when Jack was a newborn and suggested we go to dinner. I was hesitant–dinnertime was his fussiest time of the day–but my mother in law reassured me […]

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Making Date Nights a Priority

When my husband and I were first married, we “dated” each other all of the time.  Whether we rented movies, cooked a nice dinner, or went to a concert, we definitely enjoyed our time together. Now, with children, it is so difficult!  Our days begin when our children wake us up, and our attention is […]

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