An ode to my baby daddy

An ode to my baby daddy

  He is also my husband. Husband. One would think that almost two years into our marriage the little girl butterflies in my stomach would have fluttered away by now. Husband. Yeah, no, they sure haven’t. I love that wonderful word and everything it means.  I’ve done this before…Gushed pretty uncontrollably about my partner in life […]

Easing the Loss of a Grandparent

Easing the Loss of a Grandparent

I don’t claim to be an expert on death. I’m not a hospice nurse, grief counselor, or funeral director. I’m just a twenty-something who experienced the loss of four grandparents within a year and a half. I am not an expert on healing, coping, or moving on. I am simply not an expert on any of this… But […]

Baby Downpours

Shower (n) [shou-er]: a brief fall of rain Downpour (n) [doun-pawr]: a heavy drenching rain I’m pretty positive the Baby Hess celebrations of the past few weeks qualify as downpours.  Showers shmowers. Both were heavy (physically – not that I lifted a finger) and drenched in thoughtfulness, creativity, personal touches and a whole lotta love […]

The Hesses: Our freshman year

The Hesses: Our freshman year

Nows probably not the time to admit that my last name has yet to legally change, right? Okay perfect. I won’t then. In honor of our first anniversary, a nice little recap of the last year has been on the blog-genda. Let us all acknowledge that the most wonderful day in history was 4-12-14 and […]