Brooklyn Jo Bowman is here. She was born March 7, 2016. I was terribly anxious to have her come, but she had different plans. Here is her birth story. On Sunday morning my water broke or at least I thought it had. (I thought my water had broken two weeks earlier and it hadn't.) Labor did not begin so I tried to sleep and not cry from frustration. Monday morning Cody stayed home with me and we … [Read more...] about Brooklyn Jo is Home!
Hello! Feeling pregnant! I am celebrating 38 weeks of pregnancy. I am kind of joking about celebrating...heartburn and being generally uncomfortable 24/7 is not much to celebrate, but I am very close to having a sweet new baby in the house and that is worth celebrating. We had a false alarm the other day when I was leaking two nights in a row; I was thinking that it might be my … [Read more...] about Countdown and Projects
Traveling with small children is a challenge! I wanted to share some of the things that I learned on our journey. My daughters are four and one years old. My oldest had her own seat on the plane, but I had my second on my lap. On the way to SLC I had to get on three different planes. I was seven months pregnant and had two … [Read more...] about Flying with Small Children
Thank you so much to our friends that made this fun and special for us! … [Read more...] about Gender Reveal
Slowly working on her cupcake Fun at the park Enjoying the park with sister Low-key birthdays are the way to go. Since Jane's birthday party (Jane and I cried), I have discovered the beauty of small family birthdays. Growing up I had a birthday party every year. I don't know how my mom did it. Maurie turned one on September 10 and I … [Read more...] about Simple and Easy Birthday Celebration Ideas
So, the other day my husband was at church looking through his notebook before a meeting. He found a note I had written in his notebook some time previous and sent me a text letting me know he had found it. We both had a good chuckle. He had left the notebook on the kitchen table and I had read all his notes about the signs of the last days. I wrote..."I am a prepper!" on his notebook and then … [Read more...] about Preppers for Life