There’s just something so exciting about the fresh start of a new year and in this case… a new decade!
One of my favorite things to do on New Year’s Eve each year is to reflect back on the year past and then set intentions/goals/resolutions (whatever you want to call them!) for the year ahead.
For me, 2019 was a year of extremes. I have experienced some of the highest of high moments and some of the lowest of lows. I walk into 2020 still walking a fine line between grief/sorrow and incredible joy as we expect our daughter in February after losing our son in December.
Our journey to parenthood will likely be what defines 2019 in my mind forever because it was by far the most significant story of our year. There was much more to the journey, though, and I’ve enjoyed looking back on the many blessings of the year and sharing them with you here.
Continue reading ➞ Reflection: A Look Back On 2019
In case you’re new here or if you missed it, we recently announced that my husband and Kevin and I are expecting… and it’s twins! If you’d like the full back-story of the announcement you can check that out here. Also, if you’re interested in learning about our fertility journey, you can read about that here.
We knew from the beginning that a big gender-reveal party wasn’t really our thing. I didn’t want to find out the genders of our twins in front of a large group of people… I really wanted Kevin & I to find out together – privately- so we could soak in the moment. He agreed. We booked a private gender ultrasound for around 18 or 19 weeks after not being able to find out at our previous ultrasound.
We found out the news, and I cried tears of joy. I would have never admitted that I had any preference for what we’d get… but we got what was deep-down my dream scenario.
So, we’re really excited to announce that we’ll be adding…
Continue reading ➞ Our Twin Gender Reveal!
If you haven’t read my recent pregnancy announcement post, you may want to start there first… but long story short, my husband and I are overjoyed that we are expecting twins! I had referenced our fertility journey briefly and since sharing our news and mentioning our fertility struggle again, I’ve since received countless emails and DMs requesting the specifics or asking questions, so I wanted to prioritize sharing our story with you.
Over on my Instagram, I asked what specific questions you have and I’ll try my best to answer them all here. If you do have any additional questions after reading the post, please feel free to post a comment below. I’ll be monitoring the comments closely and will reply and/or update the post accordingly. I’d love to have the discussions here vs. my DMs or email if possible so that everyone can benefit from the conversation.
Continue reading ➞ Our Fertility Story: The Journey To Becoming Twin Parents