Progress in Parenting

I haven’t listened to the latest parenting podcast. I haven’t read the most recent hit how-to book on “being the best mom ever”. And I haven’t scrolled through the numerous posts on social media about why moms do (or don’t) …

Twin Birth Story

Well, it’s a month later, but the details on the birth of my 2 girls are as clear as ever, due to one main reason: C-section. The day had come and labor had not…I was at 38 weeks. The doctors …

I’m back…with news!

Well hello there.  It’s only been, what….6 months since my last post?  Here’s why I decided to take a little break from the hobby blog: and BOOM. I’m suddenly very pregnant 🙂 It wasn’t really a decision to stop blogging; …

Our 12 Days of Christmas

THURSDAY THOUGHTS The past couple of days (as in, early December when I first started to write this post), I have spent some time looking into various Christmas activities, traditions, service opportunities, and tasty recipes to make our December extra …

Gratitude vs. Giving Thanks

THURSDAY THOUGHTS Of course “Thursday Thoughts” falls on Thanksgiving…since it’s always on a Thursday…awesome! What better way to share a few thoughts than on Thanksgiving? 🙂 I’m just going to write whatever comes to mind, because I have SO much …

Easy DIY Baby Blanket

THURSDAY THOUGHTS I finally thought I’d share my baby-blanket-making experience from a few months ago….back in April. I definitely needed to wait until after June to post this, since I was making 2 blankets–one for each sister-in-law, whose babies were both …

Tricky Penguins & My 2-Faced Pumpkin

THURSDAY THOUGHTS Today I went with a friend to the Portland Zoo where they were celebrating the twin tigers’ 15th birthday along with a trick-or-treating party. We especially made it a point to visit the penguin exhibit! (We wanted to …

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