go time…?

39w2d. it's 10:40pm and my mil just led us in a group prayer because, after talking to my ob on the phone an hour ago, it seems like i'm in the early stages of labor. this morning at my 39-week appointment my ob asked if i would like for her to strip my membranes and… Continue reading go time…?

#AboutThatLife

gotta love nap time. penny's on her second nap so i'm trying to whip out a blog post while pumping (-_-) and hopefully will be able to grab a bite to eat. there is a cute children's book store called jack & allie's in my town, and it's about a 5-minute drive from our house.… Continue reading #AboutThatLife

diy cake smash photo shoot

when you have a baby, the costs keep adding up. there are the necessary everyday items like diapers, but then there are also optional luxuries such as having professional photos done for your child. like many parents, we opted to do the newborn photo shoot because 1) we wanted high-quality images of penny, and 2)… Continue reading diy cake smash photo shoot

hurry up & slow down

penny is nearing her 10th month. 10! we are closing in on the double-digits here. she spends most of her awake time crawling and is ready to pass out by the time her nap time rolls around. now that she's more mobile and burning more calories, she's getting tired earlier. i tried to keep her… Continue reading hurry up & slow down

busy, busy, busy!

“Around here, however, we don't look backwards for very long. We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things, because we're curious...and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” ~ Walt Disney Co. penny is so alert and curious these days. as she becomes more and more aware of the world, she… Continue reading busy, busy, busy!

special delivery

penelope 하늘 (sky) so was born on may 15, 2015 at 11:09pm. she weighed 7 lb. 9.5 oz. and was 20.5 inches long. the day before she arrived, dennis and i had gone to the ob to do an nst (non-stress test) and an ultrasound to check penny's well-being. all was well except i still wasn't… Continue reading special delivery

penelope, where art thou?

d+5 - penelope was due may 8th, and here we are five days later still waiting for her arrival. in all honesty, i had a feeling she wouldn't arrive before the 12th. why the 12th? i had been keeping track of my cycle using an app called 'pink pad' since may 2014 and discovered that… Continue reading penelope, where art thou?