April 5, 2022.Reading time 23 minutes.
When I was pregnant with our first baby and stressing TF out about its negative environmental impact, I announced to everyone we’d be using cloth diapers as one way to offset said impact. My girl Sarah sent me a laundry basket full of cloth diapers she used on her babes (that she had also received […]
June 6, 2021.Reading time 14 minutes.
There’s a saying in our household: “Everything’s workin’ out Warcken.” And it typically does, even when we think it doesn’t, or won’t. Maybe we’re just incredibly fortunate (definitely true), or maybe we just have what Greg calls “PMAs”, or positive mental attitudes. Or maybe it’s both those things plus the fact that we’re delayed gratifiers. […]
May 5, 2021.Reading time 28 minutes.
Annnnnnnd we’re back! For at least one post. lol jk. (hopefully) So much has changed since my last post in April! Of 2019. *face palm* But I feel justified in my absence as the most important change was the birth of our precious, (practically) perfect daughter. As the greatest human who’s ever lived, she’s kind […]
April 1, 2019.Reading time 16 minutes.
Having gotten knocked up later in life, I can say with confidence I do not envy anyone younger than me bringing a baby into this world. It turns out I’m, like, a pregnancy champ, so I might be a bit biased. But I’m also mature, and content, and wealthy, and married to a great man, […]
July 29, 2017.Reading time 15 minutes.
It’s been a whirlwind year, and a bit of a bumpy one for the old Warckens. Last summer my stepdad was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, and in the fall Greg and I moved into my Mom’s basement to help them until he died in February. While we were there I took a travel assignment at […]