A Birth Story

On Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 6:49pm, our son Bennett was born. When I left the house that morning around 8:30am, I had zero idea I’d be having a baby that day (ironically, I even published a bumpdate that morning and asked for suggestions on dealing with back pain – more on that below). I hadn’t written a birth plan…

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Bennett Reza made his early arrival on October 4, 2017 at 6:49pm weighing 5lbs. 6oz. and 17 inches long. He was delivered via emergency c-section at 34 weeks 6 days and subsequently spent two weeks in the NICU to perfect his breathing/swallowing/eating. We’re home now and are loving life with our baby boy. We adore him and are so lucky…

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34 Week Bumpdate

Remember when I said in my last bumpdate (at 25 weeks) that this pregnancy is flying by? Still true. I swear I have no idea how I’m 34 weeks (and 6 days!) already. I meant to do at least a few more of these in there somewhere but honestly, I don’t know what happened. size of the baby: Anywhere between 4-6lbs….

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What We Registered For

Registries are weird, aren’t they? They’re a socially acceptable way of making an enormous wish list as an adult. It felt so odd to make a giant list of things we’d like other people to buy us (felt weird at our wedding too) but it was also really fun. That said, babies are expensive and having friends and family help…

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Friday Musings

I’m trying something a little different today. In an effort to get back to blogging the way that it used to be, I’m setting a timer and giving myself 20 minutes to write a blog post – including editing. I often fail to publish content that is completely written simply because it needs the little things like a photo, links,…

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