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 …

3 Years Ago, I Became a Better Me

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 mountains visible through our hospital room window, my daughter came into the world, healthy and pink and with the cutest little cry I’d ever heard …

Confession: Raven’s Never Seen Fireworks

I think (super scientifically, of course) that there are two main attitudes of parents, and that people tend to favor one end of the spectrum over the other. The first kind of parent favors schedules, and they will feed their children roughly at the same time each day, enforce naptimes and bedtimes at the same …

12 Things on Our Summer Bucket List

Even though moving (and everything that goes along with it) is foremost in our minds at the moment, I’ve still been trying to plan out some fun things we can look forward to this summer so it won’t just be house-house-house all the time (which is kind of what it feels like right now). After …