The Birth of Orson Wilde

Orson Wilde joined us Sunday, 2/2/2020 at 10:07pm. He was 7lbs2oz, 19" long, and caught by his Mama in the front seat of the car. I spent 3 weeks in prodromal labor between 36-39 weeks gestation, and they were some of the most physically and emotionally draining weeks of my life. Every day I'd think …

Zero-Waste Hospital Bag

What's in my zero-waste hospital bag? I'm thrilled to say we've made it to 37 weeks so this is now my zero-waste birth center bag! The main difference being that the hospital keeps birthing families for a few days while the birth center sends you home after a few hours so much less packing is …

Check-In on Intentions through Winter Solstice & Zero-Waste Making Goals 2020

toddler holding hand knit Otso bear blue

How Intentions for Fall through the Winter Solstice & Yule Went: Friendsgiving: We enjoyed the last of our harvest by sharing pumpkin soup from our final pumpkin! Yule: I didn't finish my first quilt in time for Yule, but did knit my son a "toddler shawl" from my advent yarn calendar. I finished his quilt this …