one precious life

we get one life. one precious life. and it’s easy slip into a grind of living OUR one life for someone else. no more. be brave. be courageous. know your worth. take that job. quit that job. end that friendship. start a new one. leave that dude! say yes to that nice guy! say no [...]

9 month update – Story Capri

9 month update – Story Capri

baby girl turned 9 months yesterday. she's scooting backwards, she's babbling, she's grabbing everything and holding tight, she's shaking her head "no", she's playing peek a boo, she's taking two naps, she's sleeping through the night, she's eating solids three times a day, she's nursing and taking bottles with my pumped milk, she's sitting up, [...]

a perfect day for a birthday!

a perfect day for a birthday!

oh my goodness, the sound of this rain right now is so peaceful and calming. the kids are both asleep for their afternoon naps and Grant is working hard on his homemade kombucha in the kitchen. I just finished editing the pictures from yesterday and wanted to hurry up and blog before a FaceTime date [...]

Story is 2 months old!

Story is 2 months old!

Story is our sweet angel baby. She endures the screams, cries and pouncing of her brother while giving us the sweetest side smirk there ever was. She's sleeping in the snoo in our room with stretches of about 4 to 8 hours at night. Last night, to celebrate being a big 2 month old girl, [...]

unfollowing people

I know too many people. Literally, I know thousands of people. And not deep and personally either. Just by name, with maybe a few facts on their personal lives. This happened over time. I've lived in the same town my whole life. Only moved away for four years for college. And of course, I joined [...]

Newborn sleeps 10 hours! (TIPS & TRICKS)

Newborn sleeps 10 hours! (TIPS & TRICKS)

i've knocked on wood a couple times in the last week. writing this post is kinda freaking me out and i've become quite superstitious. as if me giving advice on my baby's sleep schedule will suddenly revert him back to a terrible sleeper. but i'll be courageous and push through bc superstition is bizarre and [...]