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The Ongoings of Our Life · 1Y ago

Sorry For the Late Reply

Oh you guys, this has seemed to be my MO the past 6 weeks. Every email, text and returned phone call has seemed to start with these 5 words, and while I truly AM sorry that I can’t seem to g...
The Ongoings of Our Life · 1Y ago

Party of Five

It is currently 12:48 am, and my entire family is sleeping.  I should probably also be sleeping, but that’s the funny thing about having a newborn – sometimes your sleep schedule is so out o...
The Ongoings of Our Life · 1Y ago

Introducing…

Silas David Bokma.  Born May 13, at 10:44 in the morning and weighing 8 lbs 3 oz.  (The smallest of our babies!) He came fast and furiously into this world, and while different than my other...
The Ongoings of Our Life · 1Y ago

My Floors Have Apparently Never Been Cleaner

You know what happens when you’re on day 10 of mat leave and no baby in sight?  You clean.  And then you clean again, and then you put your feet up and revel in your clean house. And then th...
The Ongoings of Our Life · 1Y ago

37 Weeks

Well folks, I’m officially “full term”.  And to that I say “ha!”  Doesn’t full term mean 42 weeks?  (At some point, I should probably at least acknowledge that there is a CHANCE this kid cou...
The Ongoings of Our Life · 1Y ago

The Little Things

  Today started at its usual break-neck speed, and I wasn’t terribly excited as I looked ahead to the hours that faced me.  A midwife visit at the exact same time that I was supposed to be i...
The Ongoings of Our Life · 1Y ago

33 Weeks

This is embarrassingly the third picture I’ve taken in the past 5 of so weeks, thinking that I will always get around to posting a pregnancy update eventually. So, you can at least know that...
The Ongoings of Our Life · 1Y ago

Energizer Bunny

I’ve not written nearly enough about Zeke in this space lately.  My goodness he’s 26 months old, and talks a mile a minute (I actually think he has a bigger vocabulary than Ellie did at this...
The Ongoings of Our Life · 1Y ago

Three Weeks Later

My last blog post was exactly three weeks ago.  I have a few in the “drafts” folder that I have started, but not finished, and that pretty much sums up our lives this month. My free time is ...
The Ongoings of Our Life · 1Y ago

Random Thought for the Day

I think the first step to gearing up for potty training Zeke is to get him to stop referring to his underwear as panties.  #lifewithanoldersister   (To be clear -we aren’t even close to star...