Some Cool Things

Cool: I'm going to have a NEWPHEW — tomorrow/Monday the latest! (!!!!!) (Just look at that belly.)

Not as cool: My sister was due last week. C'moooon baby!

We never thought she'd make it to Christmas — I was convinced she'd go into labor while I was on my cruise, weeks ago — but here she is. Still pregnant.

It looks like we'll have a New Year's baby, after all.

Here are some cool things I've seen lately:

This post from Emily. THIS. She echoes what so many other young moms feel (and are afraid to admit) — from finding friendships to rediscovering herself, as a person apart from being a mother.

A reminder: sometimes we need to walk slowly in motherhood.

12 marriage lessons in 2012.

Free download: 2013 Goal Planning


And here's some of what I've written, elsewhere:

Mom fashion mistakes + forgivable fixes

Winter stroller accessories you don't know you need

The best play-dough recipe, ever

+ more DIY gift ideas

Best strollers of 2012

Why a Disney cruise could be your answer


*Enjoy your last days of 2012! xo