The Littlest Roquemore

We went to our 19 week appointment at Labor of Love today. Littlest's heartbeat was 144 beats per minute. It was so wild! It really sounded like little rapid fire punching, & it was louder & stronger than at any of our other appointments. & The baby was kicking & squirming all the while the… Continue reading The Littlest Roquemore

Mama Circle

John & I have high expectations for our "days off." Expectations that we'll tackle a huge to-do list of things that remain undone from our to-do-lists from days, weeks, months, years, and {seemingly} lifetimes past. So, when it's 4:30 p.m. & all the day has to show for itself are amazing conversations, we struggle to… Continue reading Mama Circle

Thanksgiving Part 4

Taking a moment today to be thankful. I am so, so thankful for: 39. Reading Proverbs with my husband this morning. 40. Drinking kombucha with ladies in my living room last night. 41. Being comfortable in my skin with people this week. (Both those at Mama Circle & the ones in my living room last… Continue reading Thanksgiving Part 4

Babies, nests, & fish.

Shortly after we made the pregnancy news public, I wrote a post about my heart's selfish response to the initial news. I love that I took the time to write that, because now, I can write about the current state of my selfish heart & have that to look back on. We're 16 weeks pregnant,… Continue reading Babies, nests, & fish.