Birth story haikus!

Baby #6, ready for football season.

FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestPrintE-mail 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 more birth story haikus! It’s been over two years since the last round,… [Continue Reading]

Never say never, and other thoughts on having more kids

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FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestPrintE-mail Some folks have asked if my doctors are putting pressure on me not to have more children. I usually respond with a sound like hoooooo-ho-ho-hooooo (which is not supposed to be a sound like what Santa says, but rather a hearty laugh to indicate, YOU HAVE NO IDEA). The doctors have said this before,… [Continue Reading]

Some updates, and five amazing books to make you feel better about your crazy life

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FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestPrintE-mail We’re home! The baby is doing very well, my health is great, and the kids are thrilled to have a baby in the house again. It’s been a little crazy though (by “a little” I mean “A LOT”). I’ve spent the past few days pondering whether it’s having six kids under nine or just… [Continue Reading]

Coming home

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FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestPrintE-mail Great news: The baby is on track to come home late Thursday night! We’re thrilled. We still don’t understand what caused the tearing in his lungs when he was first born; the doctors think it was either underdeveloped lungs (which would be weird since we induced past the 38 week mark) or pneumonia or… [Continue Reading]