Birth story haikus!

Baby #6, ready for football season.

I still haven’t found the hundreds of hours I’d need to chronicle the entire saga of the pregnancy, birth, and NICU stay of baby #6, and I have no idea when I will, so that means it’s time to do some birth story haikus! It’s been over two years since the last round, so… [Continue Reading]

Quick update

Hi, friends. Dashing off a quick note from my tablet to let you know what’s new: The good news is that the path forward is clear now. The bad news is that it’s a lot longer of a path than I thought it would be. The details: I’m still in the hospital, but will probably… [Continue Reading]

Update from the hospital

Hi, everyone! As you may have heard, on Wednesday I was diagnosed with pulmonary emboli. I was hospitalized and released last night, but am unfortunately back in the hospital now, with no idea when I’ll be released this time. Joe and I both wanted to apologize that we haven’t replied to many of the kind notes… [Continue Reading]

Empowered birth

My male readers saw this title and thought, “Oh, no, chick talk!” Sorry, guys. To make it up to you, here’s a link to pictures of the 10 greatest moments in the NFL. Anyway, quite a few friends who are pregnant with their first children have been asking me about childbirth, so I thought I’d… [Continue Reading]

Answering your questions: Part I

Here are the answers to the first few of the questions to this post: Q: “How in the world do you have time to blog with all your kids?” – Kimberly A: This is the #1 most frequent question I get. Heck, sometimes I lo at my archives and ask myself that question. Here’s the… [Continue Reading]