• Thanksgiving for two. And a half.

    November 23, 2011

    This year, we’re doing our own holiday stuff. We decided it was too far to drive home, too expensive to fly and rent a car, so we’re staying here in El Paso for Christmas and Thanksgiving. And while I’m sad we’ll miss our families and being in Colorado, part of me is really excited to…

  • Sunday Confessions: I Liked My Hospital Birth

    November 13, 2011

    As Bella’s second birthday approachs (Tuesday! ::sob::), I’ve started thinking about the days leading up to having her. I had a really special, personal, empowering birth with Bella – at a hospital. With an epidural. I know, right? Because so often nowadays we’re told that can’t happen. I had a doctor who was a breastfeeding…

  • On being afraid.

    October 31, 2011

    *If you’re family, I’m asking you skip reading this post.       After Friday’s post, something didn’t set well with me. Yes, I love how my life is. I love it being just us and Bella. I enjoy the freedom I have to work and write. But saying those are my reasons not to…

  • Why we are considering Homeschooling

    August 31, 2011

    Growing up, I remember the homeschooled kids. In a small town, they stuck out like a sore thumb. And when they entered middle/high school with us eventually, it was obvious they would be eaten alive in a matter of days. Maybe hours. Unless they had a nice rack or excelled at football. Then they were…

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