Family of Four :: Week 3 :: Feb 20 – 26, 2013

Posted in: Us- Feb 26, 2013 Comments Off on Family of Four :: Week 3 :: Feb 20 – 26, 2013

Wednesday, February 20 Start of Week 3….we’re getting the hang of this (with help!).  Today, we decided to take a trip downtown to Old Navy to see what kind of trouble we could get into there.  Well, one thing was decided for sure….this is the last shopping trip for me with two kids for a […]

Transitions :: From ONLY to OLDEST, and 3 to 4

Posted in: Us- Feb 25, 2013 2 Comments

I’m not the only Mom out there that has been through this transition, but I guess just like no two pregnancies, labors, babies, etc, are the same, the transition from ONLY child to OLDEST child has got to be different for each kiddo too. I think that I’m not alone, however, in feeling that before […]

Family of Four :: Week 2 :: February 13 – 19, 2013

Posted in: Us- Feb 19, 2013 1 Comment

Well, we made it through the first week, and survived week two as a family of four too! Took a lot of pictures, of course, and so here are a few favorites. Wednesday, February 13 I wish I could do this part all day long.   I really do love the newborn stage, and snuggling, […]

Blake’s First Week :: February 6 – 12, 2013

Posted in: Us- Feb 12, 2013 4 Comments

Wow, if I thought that the first week of Burke’s life went fast….this one went twice as fast.  But, at least my handy dandy iPhone was just a reach away at most times, so when the “big girl camera” wasn’t, I was still able to capture some pretty cute moments that I didn’t want to […]

Blake’s Birth Story

Posted in: Us- Feb 06, 2013 11 Comments

I never thought I’d be telling this kind of birth story…never. But here goes. So, for the last few weeks, I’ve been preparing myself for a labor just like my last. Gradual, lengthy, 18 hours or so. I’ve heard, and know of plenty, that second time labors are most of the time faster, but I […]

Introducing Blake Adams Bollman

Posted in: Us- Feb 06, 2013 4 Comments

We’d like to formally introduce the newest member of our family of FOUR…Blake Adams Bollman. The full birth story is coming soon, but Blake came blazing into the world bright and early on Wednesday morning, 2 days before his expected due date. Mom, Dad and baby are enjoying each other and are already in love […]

Dear Burke,

Posted in: Us- Feb 01, 2013 Comments Off on Dear Burke,

Dear Burke, It’s February 1st and you turned 21 months today. We made it another month just the two of us. What a wonderful 21 months it has been together. I just love being your Mommy and spending my time with you. You are the best companion that any Mommy could wish for. You love […]