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  • Mom & Meteorologist

    Mom & Meteorologist

    Tuesday, March 31 2015 8:44 AM EDT2015-03-31 12:44:23 GMT
    I'm so excited to be starting my New-Mom Blog!  Since coming back to work after maternity leave, I've wanted to share my experiences as a new mom, and hear back from all of you out there who are raisingMore >
    I'm so excited to be starting my New-Mom Blog!  Since coming back to work after maternity leave, I've wanted to share my experiences as a new mom, and hear back from all of you out there who are raisingMore >
  • Will I Ever Get Seven Hours of Sleep Again?

    Will I Ever Get Seven Hours of Sleep Again?

    Tuesday, March 31 2015 8:44 AM EDT2015-03-31 12:44:22 GMT
    When I was pregnant people would tell me "get all the sleep you can now"! I would smile and acknowledge the remark, but I had no idea how good that advice was until Stella arrived!  We've had some upsMore >
    When I was pregnant people would tell me "get all the sleep you can now"! I would smile and acknowledge the remark, but I had no idea how good that advice was until Stella arrived!  We've had some upsMore >
  • Shots, Percentiles and Swaddle Anxiety!

    Shots, Percentiles and Swaddle Anxiety!

    Tuesday, March 31 2015 8:44 AM EDT2015-03-31 12:44:22 GMT
    Stella had a round of vaccinations yesterday, and needless to say it wasn't a fun experience.  She did great for the doctor during his exam, but as soon as the 2 nurses came in to give her the shots sheMore >
    Stella had a round of vaccinations yesterday, and needless to say it wasn't a fun experience.  She did great for the doctor during his exam, but as soon as the 2 nurses came in to give her the shots sheMore >
  • Stella's First Flight! And A First For Me Too!

    Stella's First Flight! And A First For Me Too!

    Tuesday, March 31 2015 8:44 AM EDT2015-03-31 12:44:22 GMT
    Stella sleeps through most of her car rides!Stella sleeps through most of her car rides!
    Stella is a great car-rider (she pretty much sleeps through most trips, as pictured!), but I was really worried about how she would react to flying.  The time had finally come to get her on a plane toMore >
    Stella is a great car-rider (she pretty much sleeps through most trips, as pictured!), but I was really worried about how she would react to flying.  The time had finally come to get her on a plane toMore >
  • Fall Fun & Wishing For a Pause Button!

    Fall Fun & Wishing For a Pause Button!

    Tuesday, March 31 2015 8:44 AM EDT2015-03-31 12:44:20 GMT
    Kendra and Stella at Skytop OrchardKendra and Stella at Skytop Orchard
    Stella is now 5.5 months old, and she is getting more and more fun to be around every day!  We really enjoyed taking her apple picking (see picture).  She actually reached for the apples, played with theMore >
    Stella is now 5.5 months old, and she is getting more and more fun to be around every day!  We really enjoyed taking her apple picking (see picture).  She actually reached for the apples, played with theMore >
  • Stella the Meteorologist

    Stella the Meteorologist

    Tuesday, March 31 2015 8:44 AM EDT2015-03-31 12:44:19 GMT
    I had to share this picture of Stella!  The ladies at daycare set up this adorable shot of Stella doing the weather!  They took pics of all the babies doing what their parents do for a living.  StellaMore >
    I had to share this picture of Stella!  The ladies at daycare set up this adorable shot of Stella doing the weather!  They took pics of all the babies doing what their parents do for a living.  StellaMore >
  • Stella Update! And Advice Needed!

    Stella Update! And Advice Needed!

    Tuesday, March 31 2015 8:44 AM EDT2015-03-31 12:44:19 GMT
    It has been a while since I posted a new "New Mom Blog" installment!  We have been installing a new weather system, which has taken up a lot of my time here at work.  And of course, life at home is still busy.More >
    It has been a while since I posted a new "New Mom Blog" installment!  We have been installing a new weather system, which has taken up a lot of my time here at work.  And of course, life at home is still busy.More >
  • Stella's first birthday approaches!

    Stella's first birthday approaches!

    Tuesday, March 31 2015 8:44 AM EDT2015-03-31 12:44:19 GMT
    It's hard to believe that a year ago today I was big as a house, having trouble getting through my weathercasts without losing my breath, and about to have the most wonderful little girl grace my life!More >
    It's hard to believe that a year ago today I was big as a house, having trouble getting through my weathercasts without losing my breath, and about to have the most wonderful little girl grace my life!More >
  • Walking, talking and the dreaded sippy cup!

    Walking, talking and the dreaded sippy cup!

    Tuesday, March 31 2015 8:44 AM EDT2015-03-31 12:44:18 GMT
    It has been a really fun spring and summer, especially compared to last year!  Stella is enjoying the outdoors, long walks and time in her baby pool! We didn't get out as much when she was a smaller babyMore >
    It has been a really fun spring and summer, especially compared to last year!  Stella is enjoying the outdoors, long walks and time in her baby pool! We didn't get out as much when she was a smaller babyMore >
  • Teething terror!

    Teething terror!

    Tuesday, March 31 2015 8:44 AM EDT2015-03-31 12:44:17 GMT
    I never understood the scope of teething pain until this past weekend.  I'd hear moms talk about how upset their babies would get, and I wouldn't quite understand.  Stella's front teeth came in with littleMore >
    I never understood the scope of teething pain until this past weekend.  I'd hear moms talk about how upset their babies would get, and I wouldn't quite understand.  Stella's front teeth came in with littleMore >
  • Eighteen months of Stella

    Eighteen months of Stella

    Tuesday, March 31 2015 8:44 AM EDT2015-03-31 12:44:16 GMT
    What can I say… Life as a mom is just like you all said it would be! I would ask for advice and guidance when I was pregnant and when Stella was a tiny baby, and I have found myself seeing all those truths of motherhood along the way. Being a mom is the best thing I've ever done. Having a daughter is fulfilling in more ways than I can describe. The love I feel for Stella goes beyond what I realized possible. Yep, all those cliche sayings are true!She really does get better and better with age...More >
    What can I say… Life as a mom is just like you all said it would be! I would ask for advice and guidance when I was pregnant and when Stella was a tiny baby, and I have found myself seeing all those truths of motherhood along the way. Being a mom is the best thing I've ever done. Having a daughter is fulfilling in more ways than I can describe. The love I feel for Stella goes beyond what I realized possible. Yep, all those cliche sayings are true!She really does get better and better with age...More >
  • Baby Shower & More Swaddle Stress!

    Baby Shower & More Swaddle Stress!

    Tuesday, September 10 2013 6:03 PM EDT2013-09-10 22:03:45 GMT
    Stella and I had a nice time at morning anchor Lauren Elise's shower!  In fact, it was held at my home, and Summer Gagnon orchestrated all the food and decor.  It really turned out to be a fun event.More >
    Stella and I had a nice time at morning anchor Lauren Elise's shower!  In fact, it was held at my home, and Summer Gagnon orchestrated all the food and decor.  It really turned out to be a fun event.More >
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