My monthly recap of what it’s like to be a first-time mom. In month 9? There are two new teeth! She’s crawling! She’s talking!
Things have gotten so much easier since the last time I did this post. A lot easier.
Oh, how it’s changed from a three-month-old. And a newborn. I think if I knew then how little sleep I’d be getting now … well, my head might have imploded.
In a different way, going back after maternity leave is another momentous moment, maybe even harder to emotionally navigate than the day she was born.
Even while my infant daughter is literally strapped to my chest right now almost everywhere we go, I’m constantly thinking about how to help her grow up into a resourceful, independent, confident woman.
Over the course of the first year of this blog I lost about 50 pounds, and I was able to stay within 10 pounds of that weight until last fall, when I became pregnant with my daughter, Felicity. Here’s what my next goals are.
This will be/has been a weekend of firsts. It was a first for Scoop and Georgia — their first race! It was a 5K held on the waterfront in downtown Bangor to raise money for building the Maine’s first domestic violence shelter that can also accommodate pets. Usually dogs aren’t allowed at races, so that […]
I’ve been radio silent for the past few weeks as Tony and I packed up everything we own into a ginormous U-Haul and drove 110 miles north to a place that I simultaneously know very well and yet feel like a stranger in. My body gave me the signals that this was going to be […]
Blog friends, I’m finally ready to tell you something. The reason I haven’t written for awhile – it’s because of a big life change coming our way. Tony and I … are moving to Bangor! Bangor is about 2 hours north of Lewiston, and where I did a lot of growing up. It’s where my […]
I hadn’t written in awhile because it just didn’t feel right to talk about how great life was going, how warm the glow of friends and family felt, and how happy I was in general after the Newtown shootings. I know the event is distant (for the most part) to the topic of this blog […]