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.


Jack 6 Month Update


I blinked. I shouldn’t have, but I did. I blinked and all of a sudden, my precious little newborn became 6 months old and acquired a lovely personality. His Stats From the Doctor Weight: 15 lbs. 11.7 oz. (19%) Length: 26.2″ (42%) Head: 16.9″ (27%) He got 3 shots and an oral vaccine while there. Read More

Jack 4 Month Update


Jack went to the doctor today. He got an oral vaccine and two shots. Here are his stats: Weight: 14 Pounds (29th percentile) Length: 24.7″ (39th percentile) Head: 16.25″ (24th percentile) If you’d like, you can compare him to Caleb. Caleb was almost two pounds heavier and had almost the exact same length and head Read More

Jack’s Hair


Josh is trying to get me to give Jack a haircut. I am resisting because Jack’s just a little peanut with wispy baby hair. He does have VERY short hair on the top, and these lovely “wings” on the sides. Some kind of baby mullet? Not sure. Anyway, in my trying to convince Josh that Read More

Jack and the La La La Song


Jack has learned to stick out his tongue when I ask him to and loves listening to the La La La Song. He’s 2 1/2 months old here. And, I think, very very sweet. (February 24, 2010)

Jack 2 Month Update


Jack had his 2 month checkup at the doctor today. It went very well and he is doing excellently. There were only two issues that we discussed. First, I had some concerns about Jack’s digestive abilities. But, the doctor told me that his issues are common in little dudes and gave me some tips to Read More

Uncanny Resemblance


Love when I get similar pictures to compare. They definitely are different looking boys, but this picture is the most similar of pictures I have of both boys so it’s easiest to compare here. You can tell they’re brothers though! Here’s Caleb at 6 days old (September 11, 2007): Here’s Jack at 8 weeks old Read More

The Grin


Jack at 8 weeks old (February 3, 2010). Jack doesn’t smile much. But when he does, it makes for a happy Mama!

A Little More Normal


I haven’t posted since November 30th. Actually, here are some telling signs of the cloud I’ve been in for the past many months. At the doctor’s office a few weeks ago, I signed and dated a document as August 14th, 2009. The lady was like, “Um… It’s December 14th. Yeah. December.” I looked up at Read More

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