Baby, Family

Roelyn Three-Month-Old Update

Roelyn is three months old and growing before our eyes!! Surprisingly, time during quarantine is flying by. Family Favorites Our favorite things about Roelyn this month: Porter likes when she digs in his shirt. Cambri likes when she smiles and laughs. Mom's favorite thing is talking with Roelyn and seeing her smile back. Even when… Continue reading Roelyn Three-Month-Old Update

Family, Kids, Lifestyle

Quarantine Project: Cambri’s Bedroom Redo!

A new hairdo, four lost teeth and a new YouTube channel, Cambri felt like it was time for a new room, too. I can’t blame the girl. Her old layout was cramped and not visually appealing. It wasn’t the type of room you just wanted to hang out in. To maximize the space, we got… Continue reading Quarantine Project: Cambri’s Bedroom Redo!

Environment, Family, Family Hike Reviews

Red Wing Park Family Hike

So you’ve walked before on the beautiful paved trail through the Japanese garden, but have you ever hiked the secret trail? At the back of the park behind a pavilion, you will find a dirt path into the trees and it’s definitely worth the adventure! Trail Conditions Date: Thursday, April 16, 2020, Time: 3:00pm, Weather:… Continue reading Red Wing Park Family Hike

Baby, Book Reviews, Family, Gift Giving, Pregnancy

Our Favorite Baby Books

One of Cambri's favorite parts about being a big sister again is our new bedtime routine. She reads Roelyn and me a story. Then she gets all the baby snuggles and back scratches while I read them a story. Then she gives Roelyn a kiss and drifts off to sleep. It's so sweet! Baby books… Continue reading Our Favorite Baby Books

Environment, Family, Family Hike Reviews

Hoffler Creek Wildlife Preserve Family Hike

We headed to Portsmouth for today’s family adventure and it was well worth it! Trail Conditions Location: 4510 Twin Pines Road, Portsmouth, Virginia 23703 Date: Friday, April 24, 2020 Time: Noon Weather: 75° and Partly Sunny The trail was very well groomed and mostly dirt. Even though it had rained, it wasn’t muddy at all.… Continue reading Hoffler Creek Wildlife Preserve Family Hike

Baby, Family

Roelyn Two-Month-Old Update

I feel cheated. This postpartum journey is not at all what I imagined. No one in their worst dreams imagined the effects of Covid-19 across the world. In my tiny world, my baby is growing up before my eyes and I'm not able to share her with family and friends. I feel alone. But Roelyn… Continue reading Roelyn Two-Month-Old Update