I started having regular contractions at week 21, so when they started getting stronger and more consistent at week 30, 31, 32 I was expecting baby to be born any time. As week 38, 39, 40 rolled around I was over being pregnant. I was having contractions at least once a day that were 3… Continue reading The Birth of Opal Octavia
As many of you know I have been suffering from lots of contractions this pregnancy. So far they are just annoying and not producing labor. But they are very painful and very exhausting. And to try to combat them I have spent a lot of time in bed. Because of this my girls have… Continue reading What makes you a good mom?
For anyone who knows me, you know I say all the time that I question if I want more kids. But that we at least need to know we can survive toddlerhood before having any more. Having two toddlers at home has created more than enough chaos for me to handle. And honestly, I am… Continue reading The 3 Days I was Pregnant with Baby #3
I wasn’t sleeping. I knew I should be, after all the toddler would be up soon and being full term I was already exhausted most of the day. But my hips were killing me. The last few months of pregnancy I had been in so much pain I could barely move. If it weren’t for… Continue reading The Birth of Alice Ivy
I was exhausted. I had gone to sleep early that evening. And for my normal being 8pm, early in this case was 5pm. My husband, Tim, was at work on a 24 hour shift as an EMT. So there was no one around but the kitties and this baby growing inside me to see how… Continue reading The Birth of Tempest Elizabeth