I am an artist & teacher with a ❤ for visual expression, educational methodology, homesteading, & Jesus. My geek-love is The Joshua and we have three peanut-butters: Caleb, Jack, & Louritta.


35 Weeks Pregnant


35 Weeks Pregnant 4, originally uploaded by StephLewis. Here I am at 35 weeks pregnant! I have slowly been abandoning my cute pregnancy clothes as they are proving to not fit so well anymore. I have moved into the “please someone, help this poor woman” line of maternity clothes for this last stretch of the Read More

Quick Pregnancy Update


Since my last fun and exciting pregnancy update, I have more to add. First, it turns out that my heart and blood pressure issues were from an allergic reaction to the progesterone shots I was getting. So, they took me off of those and I got much better. I continued with a (mostly) modified diet Read More

Today Was Great, Meet Lewis #2


So, technically this baby’s due date is December 22nd, 2009. But, today we got to meet him, yes HIM, via ultrasound. These are the things we learned about him. Everything that could be healthy is healthy (heart, brain, spine, etc.) He has Josh’s detached earlobes He is a night owl, he was wide awake kicking Read More

While We’re At It… Here’s Me


Well, out of curiosity, I dug out my old photo box and scanned in a few pictures of me as a baby. I’m not sure what age I was in these pictures, but Josh swears he’s seen some of these looks come from Caleb. One thing’s for sure though, I sure loved to eat blankets.

My Diapering Dilemma


There are parenting dilemmas that need decisions. Breastmilk or formula? Pacifiers or no pacifiers? Have mom stay home or go back to work? Which (of the many) sleeping arrangements will you choose? Disposable or cloth diapers? Most of the issues, Josh and I have been able to figure out just fine. The only one we Read More

Caleb Has Arrived


He’s finally here. I’m sure I’ll write more later about my experiences, but right now Josh and I are just excited about getting to know him. You can check this blog, my Flickr photos, and Josh’s blog for updates. I will also remove the freaky “space baby” countdown from the sidebar at this point. Oh, Read More

Baby Names


I’ve had lots of weird dreams lately, and they usually involve having children and strange things that go with that. The funniest part has been waking up and going, “We named our kid ______?!?!” Here are my the baby names that have shown up in my dreams: Layla Lee Lewis (which Josh later changed to Read More

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