being aaron, being emmaline, being rylie, being sarah, pregnancy, the shaver crew

the story behind rylie & emmaline’s names

Rylie and Emmaline's names are mentioned often on the blog and today I would love to share with you how we picked their names. Aaron and I have an intense process for naming our kids. It is not a decision we take lightly and there are many factors that go into the final decision. Do we… Continue reading the story behind rylie & emmaline’s names

being emmaline, being rylie, being sarah, mama chit chat

motherhood moments of 2 under 2 that I hope to remember forever

I was completely oblivious. It was one of those things I assumed would be challenging but I completely underestimated how much it would shake me. I loved the idea of my kids being close in age, but the hardest moments of mothering 2 under 2 were easily within the first 2 months of Emmaline’s life.… Continue reading motherhood moments of 2 under 2 that I hope to remember forever

being aaron, being rylie, letters

letters to rylie || dance with daddy

Dear Rylie, From your perspective, you saw Mommy and Daddy dancing in the dining room and didn’t want to feel left out. From your perspective, it looked fun. From your perspective, it was just something that made you laugh. From your perspective, it was just Daddy doing something silly with you. But from my perspective,… Continue reading letters to rylie || dance with daddy