Gavin’s Birth Story

This October has been a doozy.  We have had a host of car problems with expensive repairs.  Then right after they were finished, the suspension went out on our car while Tom was driving and it rolled onto its side in a ditch!  Thank god he was driving very slow and next to a very…

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40 + 3 Loving List

I had fully intended on this being a Birth Story post, but we don’t have one yet.  I am three days overdue with not much hope of labor starting in the next couple days.  My contractions seem to have slowed and become less painful.  I am dialated the same as I was last week, at…

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Happy Birthday To My Blog, Tom and I

We’ve had a bunch of birthdays this week!  No, the baby isn’t here yet.  I turned 30 yesterday and my blog turned 2.  Today Tom is turning 35.  Our birthdays have been somewhat overshadowed by lots of pre labor and a broken truck that cost almost $1000 to fix, not including the three days of…

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Pregnancy Updates and Blackberry Syrup

The last week has been a blur.  The chickens began laying eggs, I played host to several friends and coworkers who were visiting for the weekend and Brae started school, thank goodness!  She has been antsy, bored and grouchy the last couple weeks.  After three months of free time she was craving a new routine…

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