We have been waiting anxiously since June for this day. Since the moment that we found out that I was miraculously pregnant so soon after my miscarriage (and the d&c which helped my body to complete it). We have been waiting. Will it be a boy or a girl? Who will complete our family this … Continue reading Pregnancy after D&C | Baby #5 | It’s a…
Weaning is moving along nicely now. She hasn't nursed in the middle of night in over a week and we're down to just one feed a day most days (two at most), so things are looking good. My breasts didn't appreciate going 24 hrs between feeds at first but now they've adjusted. :) I'm 16w5d … Continue reading Thoughts & Happenings 8/28/17
I went to see my Obstetrician on Thursday for my sixteen week prenatal visit and we ended up talking for about an hour about the upcoming birth! We discussed my low platelets and what my options will be if they are at or below 100,000 by the time I'm 30-something weeks, and what my numbers … Continue reading 16 Weeks and Thinking about the Birth | Repeat C or VBAC??
Saturday night was the first time ever in which I did not breastfed Elizabeth during the night. And it was a little bit rough. It needed to happen, though; this (pregnant) mama can't keep up with the demands of a nursing toddler in the middle of the night. And that sweet toddler doesn't need to … Continue reading Night Weaning @ 13 Months
Yesterday, we went to a mall in Lawrenceville called Sugarloaf Mills, but for years it was called Discover Mills so that's what we still call it. ;) Stephen stayed home and recovered from his long work week and I took the kids. The mall opens at noon so we left the house at about 11:30. … Continue reading Discover (SugarLoaf) Mills Mall
We're already three weeks into the new school year and things are going pretty well. Here's an overview of how the kids are doing with everything: Maggie (17) She is finding psychology to be interesting and is talking about it being a subject/topic that she'd like to pursue learning more about once she graduates next … Continue reading Homeschooling | An Overview of Weeks 1-3
I'm reading fiction again for the first time in a few months. ^_^ It's a book by Elizabeth Berg and I'm enjoying it. I generally only read a few chapters per evening but hey, it's better than nothing! Her books are really introspective, which is wonderful and sort of a downer at the same time. … Continue reading Thoughts & Happenings 8/19/17