Bike riding is a low impact, accessible way to get exercise and more importantly (if you have kids) a way to get out of the house. How do you bike ride when the kids are little? I have tried several different products. This post gives the pros and cons of my 3 favorite ways.
Yay! You’re pregnant! The following is a list of things you may or may not get to look forward to. If you are terribly lucky, like me, you will experience all of them…5 times.
I was pregnant with my fifth child. I don’t really like being pregnant so I was hoping for a labor earlier than my due date. Also, my niece was born and seeing her made me realize how much I wanted to hold my baby in my arms instead of getting kicked in the ribs repeatedly. […]
My children love playing with Lego. As you can probably tell by looking at my house. Imagine this scene: The children are gathered around their newest creation. Happily oblivious to the destruction in their future. A child looks up. “No! Stay away!” What could it be? What could illicit such terror in a 7 year […]
I wasn’t trying to get pregnant. I didn’t think it was possible. After weaning my 15 mo. old, I started menstruating. No surprise. But something was different, my period was so short…and light…and pain free? I thought I had scored! Then the next month it was even lighter…and lighter…and lighter…until it disappeared completely. I was […]
Joy was conceived a few months after a miscarriage. I hemorrhaged at her birth. The combination of these two things meant that she never left my side the first few months of her life. It was too tiring to walk to get her and I didn’t trust that I would be strong enough to carry […]
I don’t know if it was because we miscarried before having Joy or if it was because my children were almost three years older than the last time we had a baby, but my children were very excited about Joy being born. Very excited. Once she was born, there was no keeping them away from […]
Joy recently turned 4 months old. Isn’t she cute! I was realizing that soon she would be big enough for the exersaucer. I looked around the house and wondered, “Where are we going to put it?” We had the same problem when Faith(3) was a baby. We ended up moving it all the time because […]