Happy 3rd Birthday Everett!

The youngest member of our family, Everett, is the big 3 today! I can’t believe it either. He graduated from diapers to undies and recently weaned after he decided a T-Rex was cooler than boobs. He has a little personality all his own. Unlike his older brother, Everett is more reserved and doesn’t open up […]

Photographing Fletcher with his Age in Numbers- Behind the Scenes

 Our little tradition of photographing Fletcher next to leaves raked into his age is now 4 years old.  What once was as simple as walking into the backyard and raking ow involves driving and seeking leaves in far off locations.  Those in the north might be looking at their backyards piled with leaves in jealousy […]

Happy 2nd Birthday Everett!

There is no way it has been 2 years since Everett joined our family.  With two children now Everett’s life has gone by at warp speed.  Before he was born I was terrified that I wouldn’t be able to love him as much as his brother.  Now I don’t remember life without him.  Everett has […]

Happy 3rd Birthday, Fletcher!

{Embedded Video} Three years ago I became a mother for the first time.  Words can’t express how Fletcher, born on 11-22-2008, changed my life.  Before having Fletcher I was just a person living life.  I worked, I came home and played video games, I ate food, I slept in, and I worked some more.  I […]

Happy First Birthday, Fletcher!

Today we are celebrating the birth of my son one year ago. It has gone by incredibly fast and when I realize it has been a full year since giving birth I’m not sure I believe it. On one hand it feels like ages ago since I was a milk machine 24/7 and had this […]

Happy 6 Months, Fletcher

  Six months ago my son was born.  7 lbs, 3 oz, 19.5 inches long, and cute as a button.  I didn’t get my dream birth experience since I was high risk, but I did deliver my dream son.  I remember when I was pregnant, passerbys, friends, and family alike used to tell me “Appreciate […]