Articles in Diaries:

  1. Jen V.

    Week 37 - One week to go

    One week from today I will officially have a child. My latest doctor visit brought news that I will be induced next week. My blood...
  2. Pregnancy

    Jacob arrives!

    I was scheduled to be induced during my 38th week due to my high blood pressure. We arrived at the hospital at 6:00 a.m. to begin...
  3. Jen V.

    Week 34 - The end is in sight

    This week we had our last baby shower. It wasn't held at my house this time. All we had to do was show up. It was such a relief not...
  4. Jenni

    Week 29 - Hiccups abound

    Scarlett gets hiccups three times a day. Yes, three. Every day this week she's gotten them three times which I find hilarious. Of...
  5. Jenni

    Week 30 - Nothing new really

    Steve and I made the birth announcements this past weekend! We decided to go that route instead of buying them and I'm so pleased...
  6. Jenni

    Week 31 - 55 days left

    We had the ultrasound done again -- TWICE! Yup. Twice. I'm a dumb head, that's why. I thought all along my appointment was on...
  7. Jenni

    Week 33 - Spring Break!

    Yeah Spring Break! Woo-hoo! I love not having to go to work. If I won the lottery tomorrow, I would leave my classroom, take my...
  8. Jenni

    Week 34 - Let the party start

    Well, this week was eventful. On Saturday evening about 8:00 I noticed that I had horrible pain in my lower abdomen. It felt like...
  9. Pregnancy

    Scarlett - A birth story

    On Monday, March 27th, I got up for work just like usual. I took a bath about 6:15. I didn't know what I was going to be teaching...
  10. Jen V.

    Week 24 - Baby movements

    The initial thrill of baby movements left me in awe and wonder. Now I keep waiting for what experienced mothers keep telling me...
  11. Jen V.

    Week 25 � Whirlwind of a week

    Well, we finally completed our baby registry. What a project that was! I was prepared with a list of items that I needed to register...
  12. Jen V.

    Week 28: Nursery makeover

    The baby's room got a complete makeover this week. After putting it off for a few months, I finally dragged myself in and spent...
  13. Jen V.

    Week 29 - Unexpected news

    This week's doctor visit brought some surprising news. Due to my high blood pressure, this little one may be coming to meet us far...