How we’re growing?: At 34 weeks, baby’s around 18 inches long, 5 pounds, and the size of a cabbage or cantaloupe. Although Liv was born right on her due date, I’ve had a gut feeling (and so many dreams that) this little guy’s coming early, so I hope he hangs out another 3 weeks until… Continue reading Cookie: 34 weeks
On Sunday, Liv turned FOUR! A year ago, I asked Liv the following questions, and here’s what our big four year old had to say this year! What is your name? – “L-I-V Luhwee” (*She writes her name on her own now!) Do you have any nicknames? – “Daddy calls me Weasel. You call me… Continue reading Liv is FOUR!
How we’re growing?: At 32+ weeks, we’re only 5 weeks away from “full term!” Baby’s about 18 inches long, 4 lbs., and the size of a large jicama or pomelo. How I’m feeling?: Like a mess! The sciatic pain in my low back and through my left side has gotten worse. I’m getting terrible calf… Continue reading Cookie: 32 weeks
How we’re growing?: At 30 weeks (gosh, that sounds so far along…) baby’s close to 17 inches, 3.5 lbs., and the size of a cantaloupe! How I’m feeling?: I’m overly emotional, battling sciatic nerve/low back pain, restless leg, and guys, I. am. so. tired! You know what baffles me? Pregnant mamas who sleep well… Speaking… Continue reading Cookie: 30 weeks + Race Recap
How we’re growing?: As of Thursday, we are officially 28 weeks pregnant and in the third trimester! My pregnancy apps. suggest our little ninja is 2.5 lbs. and the size of a coconut. How I’m feeling?: Awhile ago, Liv suggested we name her baby brother “Garbage Truck Lurie,” and ironically, I’ve felt like garbage a… Continue reading Cookie: 28 weeks + Third Trimester
Nearly four weeks ago, Liv got her first haircut — It’s just hair. It’ll grow back. — I know… I know! But I’m an emotional, pregnant mama, so let me process for a sec, k? A few weeks ago, I wrote about “Crazy Hair Day” at school. Jared had brushed Liv’s beautiful mess of waves… Continue reading Liv’s 1st Haircut
Merry Christmas Eve! Happy 1st night of Hanukkah! Whether you’re celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, (or both, like us!), or simply enjoying a peaceful winter weekend, we hope it’s filled with joy and love. How we’re growing?: Oh baby boy, we are growing! I’m supposed to be gaining ~1 lb. per week as baby packs on weight,… Continue reading Cookie: 26 weeks