At the beginning of last year, I started keeping an online journal of sorts (just in a Google Doc) that I affectionately dubbed “The Motherhood Diaries.” Since there is much … Continue readingMotherhood Diaries: The Sticker Book
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 … Continue readingThe Ups and Downs of Becoming a Parent for the 2nd Time
Here’s a post I definitely didn’t think I’d be typing up this soon! I’m still a bit in shock that our sweet Mathias joined our family a full three weeks … Continue readingMathias David’s Birth Story
At exactly 37 weeks (and definitely earlier than planned!), we welcomed our son, Mathias (muh-THIGH-us) David Meidell, into the world at 5:34 a.m. after a whole two hours (!) of … Continue readingWelcome, Mathias David!
Something I’ve been thinking about more and more as the time gets closer for Baby #2’s arrival is that we are quickly nearing the end of our comfort zone as … Continue readingWhen You Know You’re About to Leave Your Comfort Zone
As I’ve mentioned before, motherhood has been both everything and nothing like what I thought it would be. Three years ago, literally at the same moment the sun crested the … Continue reading3 Years Ago, I Became a Better Me
Whenever I thought about becoming a parent, potty training was always one of the things that freaked me out the most. I mean, how on earth do you train … Continue readingPotty Training: It Begins
Anyone who grew up when the Goosebumps series ran rampant must surely remember the “Choose Your Own Adventure” books–novels that allowed you, the reader, to make a decision at certain … Continue readingChoose Your Own Adventure