AJH: Week 8

This week was a big week for Xander! We made our first road trip to Pennsylvania so he could meet his Uncle Billy (my younger brother) and his Great-Grammy (my maternal grandmother). The drive to PA was so-so. I had to keep reaching around to put his paci back in his mouth and I had {Read More…}

AJH: Week 5

I feel like Xander is going to be a teenager before we know it! How is he five weeks old already!? Doing these updates really makes me able to see all the changes in his appearance from week to week and the also help me realize how much he’s growing developmentally as well. I know {Read More…}

AJH: Week 4

Mommy and I were tired on Thursday, so we didn’t get around to posting anything about my fourth week. Mommy is also dating this post as if it were Thursday — just for completeness sake.

My Pregnancy Journey: Week 38

Blog-keeping note: I realize this is just hitting your reader, but I’m post dating it for when I should have had this recap up (last week). I’ve been a little preoccupied for maintaining my regular blogging schedule, so thank you for understanding! Week 38 started out just like any other week. We took my belly {Read More…}


Alexander John Heddleston Xander was born Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 1:18 am, weighing 6 pounds 8 ounces and 19.75 inches in length. Edited to add: we went to Xander’s first pediatricians appointment on Monday and his length is actually 18 3/8ths inches. What a little peanut!! We arrived at the hospital at 5:30 pm {Read More…}

My Pregnancy Journey: Week 34

This post usually gets published earlier in the day, but I was just too tired! Week 34 was definitely a sleepy and emotional one – but it was still great. My mom visited for the weekend and made lots of curtains for our townhouse and especially baby’s room. I plan to do a vlog tour {Read More…}

My Pregnancy Journey: Week 26

Happy Third Trimester to me!! I’m officially 27 weeks today, so it’s time to tell you all about last week! How Big is Baby: Baby H. is now weighing 1 2/3rds pound and measures 14 inches in length! That’s the length of an English hothouse cucumber. How I’m Feeling: Even greater than great! Since this {Read More…}