• 2 Years of Speech

    2 Years of Speech

     SJ said her first word just barely over two years ago, when she was three years old. She said "up" and pointed to go upstairs. I freaked out. Just a little bit. From then on

  • My Loud Dishwasher

    My Loud Dishwasher

    Most of my adult life I have been washing dishes by hand. I know it shocking that there are people in AMERICA in the 21st century that do not have dishwashers, but it's true!  

  • Meeting a Project Runway Fashion Designer

    Meeting a Project Runway Fashion Designer

    A couple years ago my best friend called me to let me know that there was a deaf designer on Project Runway that signed and had a cochlear implant. I had never watched the show

This Time is Different

By | December 28th, 2015|Categories: Babies, Hearing Loss, My Life, Special Needs|Tags: , , , , |

I sat in the exam room with a  tightness in my throat. I had felt fine, but as the reality of it all sank in the emotions rose up. I began to cry hot tears.

Awaiting the ABR… Again

By | December 16th, 2015|Categories: Babies, Hearing Loss, My Life, Pregnancy & Birth|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Elle is now 5 weeks old. She had her one month check up this week and is now 10 pounds 22 inches. The Doctor has been extremely impressed by her growth. Here is a side

The Haircuts

By | December 10th, 2015|Categories: My Life|

I wanted to do a full blown photoshoot of SJ and I with our new haircuts, but I don't see it happening anytime soon. It gets dark so early and we're all busy with the

The Smallest Person. The Most Laundry.

By | December 7th, 2015|Categories: Babies, Laughter|Tags: , , , , |

In the past three weeks my mom, my husband, and I have all collaboratively worked toward keeping the piles of dirty laundry from taking over house. It's like some kind of horror movie. I could just

Dramatic Haircuts on the Way

By | December 4th, 2015|Categories: Frugal Living|Tags: , , , , |

Everyone has different priorities and it just so happens that in this family we don't place a lot of value in haircuts. Some of you are probably thinking and it shows. I have a lot of

Her First 3 Weeks (with photos)

By | December 3rd, 2015|Categories: Babies|Tags: , , , , , , , |

I recently shared how difficult the first three weeks postpartum have been for me, but the good news is Elle would never know it. Her life has been comfy and sheltered. I feel like being

Why You Should Renovate Your Bathroom

By | November 23rd, 2015|Categories: Creativity, Frugal Living, Projects|Tags: , , , , , |

It's most likely the first room you head towards when you wake up and potentially the last room you leave before going to bed at night. It's the bathroom. With the Holidays upon us and New

Elle’s Birth Story

By | November 15th, 2015|Categories: My Life, Natural Living, Pregnancy & Birth|Tags: , , , , |

When I planned to have my baby at a birthing center that was an hour from our house I got a lot of different reactions from concerned people thinking that would be too far of

She’s Here

By | November 13th, 2015|Categories: Babies, My Life, Pregnancy & Birth|

The review I posted Wednesday was already written and scheduled, other than that I haven't blogged at all since Monday November 9th when I announced baby Elle's name. The reason for this is because I had

Super Amazing Wonderful Praise Report

By | October 29th, 2015|Categories: My Life|

  This is the picture that was on the website. We got a van. That's the big news. I know it may not sound exciting, but it is. We are still pinching ourselves disbelief and

The Final weeks of Pregnancy

By | October 27th, 2015|Categories: Pregnancy & Birth|Tags: , , , , , , |

  Whoa... it's almost baby time! This week is all about preparation because next week I am gong to be full term. Actually that's not true. I used to think that, but turns out that

When to Introduce Video Games

By | October 23rd, 2015|Categories: Family, Parenting Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

  When my son Z was four we were given a Wii. It was a hand-me-down. No exchange of money was involved. The consoles have since been discontinued anyway, so it really shouldn't be too

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