Mar 5, 2012  •  In Beauty, Motherhood, Personal, Pregnancy, Shopping

Three Notes of Superficiality

One… Last week, I got a haircut. I hadn’t gotten a cut in over six months, and with the post-partum hair loss I have been experiencing (it’s not as bad as last time, but it’s still pretty disgusting), my hair was in dire need of some servicing. I was about to go make an appointment […]

Jan 5, 2012  •  In Aerin, Baby, Personal, Pregnancy

Aerin’s Birth Story

I realized the other day that I had never posted Aerin’s birth story. There is reasoning behind the madness: it just isn’t that exciting.  And by this, I mean that while the birth of our second daughter was thrilling for us, it was short and easy and free of drama — not stuff that non-family members, […]

Nov 1, 2011  •  In Aerin, Baby, Claire, Personal, Pregnancy

Introducing Aerin Isabel…

Aerin Isabel was born 11/1/11 at 9:20am, weighing 6 lbs 11 oz and measuring 19.5″ long. Delivery was remarkably easy and complication-free (she was out in three pushes!); the baby very healthy and alert. I feel incredibly blessed that both Claire and Aerin made their entries into this world so smoothly. My first thought upon […]

Nov 1, 2011  •  In Aerin, Personal, Pregnancy

7 Centimeters

I continued to have mild contractions for the rest of yesterday, and tried my best to go to sleep despite the discomfort. At around 3am, the contractions started to become quite painful and I began to time them using a contractions app I had downloaded for my phone. About 45 minutes later, I finally woke […]