Nerd Confessions

On my way to work this morning, waaaaaay before the butt-crack o' dawn, I started listening to a Christian rock station. And all of a sudden, I was an awkward, brace-faced teenager in a chat room. Most people don't know this about me, and I specifically designed it this way, but I spent most of my … Continue reading Nerd Confessions


before the nightmare starts

Before she starts to get tired, Ophelia is pretty hilarious. Here are some of today's gems: Ophelia, sitting on the potty: O: Mom! What the! Me: Ophelia, you have to open up the lid before you go! O: Oh, so that's the problem! O: Where is the teddy bear I drawed at preschool? Me: Here … Continue reading before the nightmare starts

1 month

At last measurement, Daphne was 21 inches (at 2 weeks), 9 lb. 5 oz. (at 1 month). She has officially surpassed the weight she was supposed to be at birth. Likes: being snuggled, snuggling people, mommy's neck skin (when I'm holding her she sits and moves her head around until she finds my neck and snuggles … Continue reading 1 month

dd’s tale

If you're turned off by birth stories, or words like placenta make you nervous, click here to be redirected to anywhere else.  Daphne (also: Deedee) was born on Wednesday at 11:40 am after about 6 hours of blissfully ignorant pain free labor. As almost everyone knows by now, she was in various breech positions the last … Continue reading dd’s tale

36 weeks

Pregnancy Highlights: I'm SO uncomfortable. She is measuring a couple weeks bigger than what is normal for right now, and breech. So it's hard to come up with a lot of great things to say about pregnancy right now, but I'll say this: Pregnancy overall is such an awesome thing to experience. The things Heavenly Father … Continue reading 36 weeks

34 weeks

Pregnancy Highlights: I had an ultrasound today. She's a big ol' baby with lots of hair. I love it. How far along: 34 weeks Size of baby: “Your baby now weighs about 4 3/4 pounds (about the size of a cantaloupe) and is almost 18 inches long.” Except she's 5.5 pounds now and her head is enormous. So … Continue reading 34 weeks