The Vernal Equinox, March 20, 2017 / 15 days old The Autumnal Equinox, Sept 22. 2017 / 201 days old A bath is one of the first things Freia and I did together. Just a couple hours after she was born, after she had her fill of my first milk and was weighed and measured,… Continue reading An Autumn Soak
A whole half a year has passed since Freia entered our lives! Every month goes by quicker and quicker! Our little one is fifteen and a half pounds, sits up on her own, babbles “mamamama” and “dadada”(though Aaron corrects her to “Papa”), and is basically crawling. She’s come extremely close to pulling herself up to… Continue reading A Whole Half
When we’re asked what brought us to Colorado, one answer rings truer than the rest: “The mountains.” Of course we had many reasons to uproot and relocate ourselves, but the ability to easily get out into nature and explore the abundant beauty and wonder found here was a dominant factor from which most of those… Continue reading Baby’s First Camping Trip
Four months ago our lovely peanut sweetly and calmly entered our lives. It somehow feels like she’s been around forever and simultaneously like a just gave birth last week. I’m often saying ridiculous things like, I wish I’d had twins so I could have twice as much Freia. I just can’t get enough of her!… Continue reading Four Months!
We managed to piece together a progression of Allie’s waxing womb while she was brewing Freia. The photos we took were snagged whenever we both remembered, starting around 10 weeks and going up through the last hours of pregnancy. The backing track was written by Aaron with the band that has featured so prominently in… Continue reading The Waxing Woman
In case you blinked we jumped ship on everything we knew, loved, and hated in Houston to plant new roots in Fort Collins, Colorado, for few other reasons than proximity to mountains, bike friendly infrastructure, and the promise of nearby grandparents upon their eventual retirements. We landed at our sight-unseen duplex at 11 pm on… Continue reading Heading Out West
While I was pregnant I skimmed through a TON of online lists. “Everything You’ll Need When Baby Arrives” “Minimalist Guide to Baby Gear” “Top 10 Postpartum Essentials” “Things You Are Obligated To Buy So Your Baby Doesn’t Turn Out Permanently Scarred.” You know these lists. We all know these lists. BUT, despite this endless Pinterest… Continue reading Baby Registery: The Greatest Hits