Evacuation and the Threat of Wildfire

September 14, 2020
I live in a small, rural community along Hwy. 228, near the Calapooia River. This whole week has felt so crazy and as if these huge fires came out of nowhere.

Staying Sane This Summer

August 31, 2020
Now everyone is always home, all the time and it has taken some adjustment by everyone. So, we’ve tried to find ways to have some fun at home and keep us from going crazy, or driving each other crazy!

Delilah Takes to the Skies

August 17, 2020
Since Delilah was born almost the exact day Oregon went into quarantine, I’ve joked that her car seat and diaper bag have been the least used baby items we purchased.

Adventures in Making Baby Food

August 4, 2020
At Delilah’s last well-baby visit, the doctor gave the go ahead to start feeding her solid food and it has been so exciting!

Well-Baby Visit: Four Months

July 20, 2020
Last Thursday was a big day for us! It was time for one of our very seldom trips out of the house with Delilah.

The Ups and Downs of Exclusively Pumping

July 6, 2020
Things are going well, even on the days where I’m a tired, milk-soaked mess, asking Delilah how she feels about formula.

Hitting the Gym

June 22, 2020
As parents, it can be so hard just to keep up with everything going on at home and often our health gets put on the back burner.

The ASQ and Delilah's New Lovey

June 8, 2020
After Delilah’s two-month well-baby check-up, the Pollywog staff asked if an ASQ screening was done during the visit.

Well Baby Visits and First Vaccinations

May 26, 2020
There is no 100% right way to do things when it comes to having a baby, and there’s no such thing as being 100% prepared.

Preparing Meals After Baby

May 11, 2020
The first few days after bringing Delilah home from the hospital, I ate A LOT of cereal.