Meet GigglesI am an educator and PhD. I quilt, belly dance, run, read, and try to grow things. I am a Mormon. I am infertile. I am a daughter, sister, aunt, grand-daughter, friend, wife, and mom. more...
The start of foreverBrett and I got married 10 years, 3 months, and 12 days ago.
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Tuesday morning I wake up at least by 7:00 instead of 8:30 so I can make sure I’m not wearing pajamas when the garbage man comes. Lunch starts at 11:00 rather than noon so that the kids can be sleeping by noon instead of 1:00 so that I can get them up at 1:15 instead of 3:30 so they can be in the car by 1:30 so we can be at the children’s museum by 2:00 and be there for the story and craft every week. Keep reading
When I started my breastfeeding journey I swore I’d never be someone who felt they needed to nurse in the bathroom. I did not want to feed my child in a place where I wouldn’t want to eat. But lately I keep finding myself where I never wanted to be. The problem isn’t intolerant and uneducated people who think breastfeeding should be done in back rooms and closets. Keep reading
I pay a lot more attention to what’s in the background of my photos now. In fact, not wanting to step on toys and not wanting cluttered backgrounds in the photos I take (because I take a lot every day) are the main reasons why I try to keep a tidy house. Keep reading
They watch everything I do. Brett knows exactly what I say during the day because it’s what they say. You can see exactly how I treat them because it’s how they treat each other. Keep reading
I already have an idea for next Halloween and when I proposed it to Iddo she was initially excited. It’s an idea that would allow the kids to have input about what they want to be while still maintaining a family theme and it’s a theme they’re generally excited about anyway. I figured I’d nailed it! And then Iddo thought for a minute and suggested we be the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta for Halloween next year. Um… Keep reading
When we found out Izri was coming I made a to-do list of things that needed to, or at least should, get finished before he was finished. He was born in June. I managed to cross the last thing off the list before he was 3 months old, so that’s pretty good for me. Keep reading