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The making of an older sister

Yesterday morning we dragged Leta out of bed very early in order to make it to my doctor’s appointment on time. We had not mentioned a word about what’s been going on, mainly to be cautious, although she’s very observant and has asked me out loud in front of strangers why my boobs are so [...]

Hand-stitched wool bunny

I have a serious, crippling addiction to Tiny Warbler’s Etsy shop, and my most recent purchase is this dusty lilac bunny made with a cute Japanese print. It joins a vast collection that includes a bear cub, four different elephants, and a hippo. Do you have any idea how awesome it is to be pregnant [...]


The name of this website was too long to fit on his head, so we tried something new. And because he couldn’t turn his head all the way around to see what we were doing he started to panic, like, YOU BETTER NOT BE DOING ANYTHING KINKY.

Sick days

Yesterday we picked up Leta from school early because of a stomach ache, and she and I have spent the last 20 hours in bed connected to a steady IV drip of SpongeBob. My morning sickness is completely unpredictable and can last all day or go missing entirely, but yesterday I thought I might die. [...]