T2 at 1 Month

1 Month Nicknames: Mah-ree-ree, Fuzzy Lumpkin, Sweetie Pie Temperament: You are a very easy baby. As long as you are fed, changed, and burped, you are good to go. Things I Could Do Without: You have a pretty severe nipple preference (you like the bottle better) and sometimes I can’t get you to latch at all. […]

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T2′s Newborn Session

Kelli Nicole gifted us T1′s birth and newborn photos, but I knew we wouldn’t be able to pay someone for both types of photos when T2 was born. Photographing my own birth was impossible, so I hired Kelly M for that, and crossed my fingers that I would recover fast enough from the birth to […]

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An Open Letter to the LDS Leadership Regarding Breastfeeding

Written in response to this.     To the leadership of the LDS Church, I am a born and raised member of the LDS Church. My mother wasn’t able to breastfeed me, and I don’t have many memories of women breastfeeding around me when I was young. In 2006 I had a breast reduction, and […]

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Introducing T2

In case you don’t follow me on Twitter or Instagram, T2 was born at home yesterday. And she’s a SHE! We are so thrilled to have both a boy and a girl. As with T1, please try to remember to call her T2 around the internets. Plus it’s nice because it’s less to type Second […]

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Review: The Essential Homebirth Guide

A friend emailed me asking if I had heard of The Essential Homebirth Guide after she had spent some time on Amazon looking at upcoming book releases. I thought it sounded like something I could use before T2 comes in a few weeks since I’m giving birth at home again, so I did what bloggers […]

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