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May 2013

In love with the fan. Sometimes it cracks him up. Whole family hanging out in Dashiell's room. Cloth diapers drying in the sun. New sheets. Enjoying cool mornings on the porch. And the lady slippers have really taken off this spring! Wore my K'Tan wrap to breastfeeding group. Hope you have a wonderful weekend! Read more →

Guys, Dashiell is totally dominating us at night. He is tiny but mighty. Little Dude sleeps to ocean sounds and has to be swaddled with his arms pinned to his sides because otherwise he does not have the arm control to not smack himself in the face throughout the night and yet he is dominating us. We seem to be caught in an unfortunate phase (I use "phase" because that means it will end at some point) in which he's waking up every hour. Well played, baby. Did I mention he toots uncontrollably in his diaper? domination. After I... Read more →

Shout out to Erica who suggested an awesome alternate title for this post: Thawing Freedom. I love it!! Six weeks into motherhood and I'm feeling a slight shift. Those first several weeks were all about Dashiell and his needs, just as they should be. But as we're getting the hang of caring for an infant, my mind has started to slowly make room for thinking of my needs too (beyond just eating, showering, and sleeping). When Dashiell was about a month old I found myself starting to daydream about the things that I haven't had time to do and that... Read more →

Chris and I have been parents for over a month. That time span is just the blink of an eye but it feels like so much time too. So much has changed and we've learned so much. Everything is going really well; we are loving being parents. Dashiell is the center of our world now and I absolutely love it. But it's really hard at times too. There's so much I want to say but I haven't been able to organize my thoughts into blog posts...maybe the lack of sleep has something to do with it? ;) Some of the... Read more →