Oh the screaming!

Jack has been having these screaming fits lately that drive me bonkers! I am pretty sure this is his way of adjusting to Ben’s arrival. I hope he knows his baby brother is here to stay! A few days ago he woke up at 11pm and screamed/cried till 1:34am! There was literally nothing we could […]

Days 2-4: Alone with the boys!

Day two of being alone with the boys was awesome…began with my oh-so-needed shower after I changed and fed both boys. Everyone got a nap in (including me) and there was lots of playing with big legos and even some reading. Jack also “read” a few books to Ben as well! 🙂 :: Day three […]

Day 1: Alone with the boys!

I woke up at 6:45 this morning as Clint’s alarm went off. I sat up, thinking how wonderful a shower would be and Ben began to cry! Darn my luck! So I changed and fed Ben and got my clothes ready for after a shower. Jack woke up by the time I was finished so […]

Just a Reminder…

My friend Emily sent this to me, as tomorrow is my first day alone with Jack and Ben since Ben was born. Mother, oh Mother, come shake out your clothEmpty the dustpan, poison the moth,Hang out the washing and butter the bread,Sew on a button and make up a bed.Where is the mother whose house […]

The Moment I Saw You

Jackson Armstrong, my first born son was born on April 3, 2008 @ 9:19pm after 6.5 hours of unproductive labor and an unplanned cesarean. The first time I saw him after surgery went something like this: I remember hearing him cry for the first time. We were still in the OR and I remember gearing […]


The road to recovery after my cesarean has been wonderful. Considering that this surgery was a major one, I’ve been doing/feeling great for the most part. The worse part was immediately after the surgery. Every half an hour a nurse would come in and check my bleeding, pressing on my uterus and Wow…that hurt! After […]

Birth Story: Benjamin Wayne

April 24, 2009 – Positive Pregnancy Test … Here we go again!August 25, 2009 – It’s a BOY! After a rather painful experience after having my first cesarean with Jack, I had decided that was not what I wanted. I spent the past 20 months of Jack’s life researching, bookmarking, reading, watching whatever information I […]