How I’m Feeling 8 Weeks Postpartum

Somehow it’s already been 8 weeks since baby Thatcher came into our lives. I wanted to press pause and take a little space on here to reflect on how I’m feeling at this 8 week mark. While I had not yet started this blog when I was 8 weeks postpartum with Hudson, I can tell…… Continue reading How I’m Feeling 8 Weeks Postpartum

Final Days Before Welcoming Baby Thatcher

We are just about 5 days (or less) away from meeting our sweet baby boy! And we are so excited, thankful, and ready. I wanted to take the time to write down a few thoughts before this exciting day. I will first admit I struggled with writing a title for this post. It would be…… Continue reading Final Days Before Welcoming Baby Thatcher

Our Baby Sprinkle at the Beach

Last weekend, we celebrated baby Thatcher with a beautiful baby sprinkle at one of our favorite places…the beach! While life is beginning to feel a bit normal, we still wanted to be safe and have a really small outdoor celebration. The pandemic has really changed how we celebrate things, but in this case, having a…… Continue reading Our Baby Sprinkle at the Beach

5 Tips for Planning the First Year Birthday Party

Before I was ever even pregnant, I would dream about being a mom. These dreams always consisted of two things: snacks and parties. I thought about making fun snacks for my kids when they got home from school. I thought about the snacks I would bring after their soccer games for the whole team that…… Continue reading 5 Tips for Planning the First Year Birthday Party

New York City with a 1-Year Old

It was around when Hudson was just a little over a month old that Lance and I booked tickets for New York. At this point we were still relatively idealistic when it came to the demands of life with a baby (and maybe we still are), but we felt this longing to take Hudson to…… Continue reading New York City with a 1-Year Old

6 More Lessons in the First Year of Motherhood

Happy 1st Birthday to our sweet Hudson Boy! I cannot believe a whole year has gone by! These past couple days I have been very sentimental as I have thought back to what we were doing exactly a year ago. We were waiting. And waiting and waiting. We went into the hospital Wednesday evening after…… Continue reading 6 More Lessons in the First Year of Motherhood

5 Tips for Postpartum Marathon Training

Marathon training is a commitment. It is hard work, requires lots of miles and time, and takes a lot out of your body. While not everyone would recommend training for a marathon a few months after having a baby, I am finding that not only is it very much possible, but the goal of completing…… Continue reading 5 Tips for Postpartum Marathon Training