Tag: motherhood

mountains, with the sun just about to go behind the tallest peak and tall ponderosa pines in the foreground
Hoppy Living

Why I (sorta) quit working

At the beginning of May this year I (mostly) quit my job(s). My idea was to take time off from work, although I’m still doing a minimal amount of things for a couple of different companies. I came up with

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Motherhood

Life Calendars

I recently found these life calendars for sale.  I have to say that I just think they are the coolest thing ever.  They’re basically just a huge poster-sized grid of squares with numbers across the top for the week of

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Motherhood

Baby B is 1!

Well, it has been a whole year since baby B was born! It has been amazing to see how he has grown and changed.  He learns new things each day.  It’s exciting and cool and scary. He knows how to

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Motherhood

A few thoughts on being a mom

I’ve been thinking lately about the things that I’ve come to understand in my short time as a mom. It’s strange because I’ve been a woman my whole life, but I never really thought about it all that much. Being

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N things

N things of the week- Baby is here!

OK, this week there is really only one thing on my mind. My son was born August 2nd, weighing in at 6 pounds, 11 ounces.  I am completely enamored.  To me, he is the cutest little guy ever.  I simply

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Random

Hoppy is going to get a sibling!

Well, my big news (which I honestly feel only half ready to share) is that I am pregnant, due in August. The standard reply to this announcement is ‘Congratulations!’ Which seems somehow far too simple to acknowledge the myriad emotions

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