Michael’s Second Birthday

My baby isn’t quite a baby any more! I have had MANY a tear fall in the last few weeks, so you can know that I’m not crying as I write this. He turned two…TWO on Monday. I can’t believe how big he’s getting… I am fairly certain that this kid is the Energizer bunnyContinue reading “Michael’s Second Birthday”

Mental Health Monday | Postpartum Depression & Anxiety

It’s not Monday, but man-oh-man, does it feel like it! Hi, I’m Alaina and I deal with Postpartum Depression and Anxiety. Well, let’s face it, I’ve dealt with depression and anxiety long before babies and will have to deal with it long after my babies have grown. Sounds fun, huh?! About a year ago, IContinue reading “Mental Health Monday | Postpartum Depression & Anxiety”

The Final Performance, Round Two | Labor & Delivery

And here we are! I can NOT believe that I’m finally able to sit down and write this post! Jack is almost 6 months old and we’ve had quite an adventure since he arrived. Before we get started, you may want to go back to the Third Trimester Recap to get a better understanding/refresher of whatContinue reading “The Final Performance, Round Two | Labor & Delivery”

The Ending, Round Two | Third Trimester Recap

Goodbye, Second Trimester! What a rough 13 weeks…there really is no other way to phrase it. When we hit that third trimester, a wave of relief and dread hit. Relief because I was inching my way closer to full term. Dread because I knew that the longer I stayed pregnant, the sicker I would become…Continue reading “The Ending, Round Two | Third Trimester Recap”

Quick Update | Baby Has Arrived

Baby Boy #2 is here! After 34 hours of labor and delivery (and some complications)…we had an 8 pound 2 oz little boy! Today is the first full day that we are all HOME! Two adults, two boys, two dogs! John “Jack” Emerson Devens arrived on January 6 at 13:43. Stay tuned for some ADORABLEContinue reading “Quick Update | Baby Has Arrived”