Author Archive for Mrs. Confetti


Three pregnancies, three different experiences

As I reach the half-way point of my third pregnancy, I marvel at how different each of my pregnancies have been. My first two pregnancies were polar opposites, and this one floats somewhere in the middle. Here’s the scoop on each of them: Round one – Colin – the pregnancy of dreams: I found out […]

From door - looking left, Asher's side, looking right, Colin's side

Two Boys, One Bedroom: Our first (failed) attempt at room sharing

We are currently renting a four bedroom home, which is just the right size for our family. Each boy has his own room, plus we have a guest room that is very frequently in use by our families who visit regularly (and are a HUGE help when they do – we love having them stay with […]


And Baby Makes Baby #3!

The Confetti family has news to share!  We’re expecting another little Confetti-baby late this fall! Last I blogged, I shared the exciting and eventful story of an IUD gone rogue. After that whole ordeal, the plan was to go back on the Pill. But after picking up the pill pack from the pharmacy, there was […]

We Can’t Find It: A Cautionary Tale about IUDs

After I had my first little dude, I knew by my six week appointment that babies are HARD. I was in zero hurry to have another any time soon. Time was on my side, since I had my first at 27, so we embraced the idea of a 2+ year gap between kids. I knew I wanted […]


Day in the Life: The Juggling Two Kids Edition

Gooooooooooooooooood morning! Thought I’d offer a bit of comedy for your day, since that’s what life seems to be like these days – a walking, breathing comedy of errors. And craziness. And noise. So with no further ado, I invite you to grab a bowl of cereal, sit back and enjoy the show as I […]


Top Ten Phrases I say 1,000 times a day with a three year old

I often feel like a broken record as a mom.  I feel like I say the same few things over and over and over and over. And then over again. Here are my most frequently used phrases – check them out and let me know if you have any gems that help keep the peace […]


A LONG Overdue Au Revoir to the Pacifier

Ooooooh, the pacifier. Such a love/hate relationship we’ve had over the years. There are some who swear their loyalty to this beloved tool, some who warn against them and people who land somewhere in the middle. We drink the paci Kool-Aid over here at the Confetti house. Colin started his life as a pacifier addict. […]

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