One Year As A Party Of 4

"What is your secret to surviving kids 13 months apart?" Give yourself some grace. Lower your expectations, and then lower them again.  "Oh wow, you must be exhausted." Yes. Please send help.  "You're gonna miss this." Like you wouldn't believe.  I have heard it all the last year and everyone I have encountered is right...I’m…

Paisley’s Big Girl Room with Lorena Canal Rugs

Paisley's big girl room is finally complete! Chasing after two babes has delayed my "quick transformation" into a 6 month ordeal, but it's finished and it's one of my favorite rooms in the house. Besides the fact that it's one of the only completed rooms, it is a room that I will forever hold close…

Will You Ever Sleep Again?

"Enjoy the sleep while you can." "You'll never sleep again." Sound familiar? Although frustrating, there is some truth to these cliche statements...at least in the early months. When baby first arrives they haven't established a wake-sleep cycle and babe needs to be fed every couple hours. After a few months they start to stretch out…