Mathias Turns One! (+ Our Gift Philosophy for Babies)

It’s definitely true what they say about the years just going faster the more kids you have. When Raven turned one, I remember feeling in awe that we were already there, but at the same time, it felt like a looooong year (mostly just because I was still working full-time as a teacher, I think—and …

Mathias @ 8 Months (+ My 8-Month Postpartum Update)

There’s the old joke about how in large families, the younger kids never seem to have any pictures of themselves while the oldest has a fully finished baby book, scrapbook, monthly update log online, etc. Well, we don’t have a large family, but one thing is for sure–I definitely have written up much less about …

Adjusting to Life with Two Kids: The Ups and the Downs

The Ups and Downs of Becoming a Parent for the 2nd Time

We are now almost two weeks into this whole parents-of-two business, and one thing is for sure (at least in our experience): The transition from one to two has NOT been quite the smooth sailing experience that everyone seemed to tell me it would be. Ever since I started paying attention, it seems that the …