Returning to Work after Maternity Leave is Bittersweet | Mums Orchard House

It is really freaking hard to leave your baby. I mean duh right? But for some reason I think I thought it would be more “routine” because I’ve been doing it for almost 4 years already. Leaving your newborn however, … Continue reading

5 Ways to dress your family for next to nothing! | Mums Orchard House

5 Ways to dress your family for next to nothing! #Frugal #SavingMoney. MumsOrchardHouse.com

One of the largest expenses when it comes to raising a family can definitely be clothing them. Thankfully, I’ve found some ways to cut down on that expense, which has not only allowed us to dress ourselves in the clothes we actually want … Continue reading

Our Babymoon on the Coast of Maine | Mums Orchard House

Meanwhile here in New England…. We are SNOWED IN. So while the boys are doing snow removal, I’m snuggling a warm baby & reminiscing about our “baby moon.” Back at the end of summer, I had been searching for a … Continue reading

Life as we now know it : Adjusting as a family of Four | Mums Orchard House

Life as we now know it | Adjusting as a family of Four

Whew! What a week & a half it has been at the Orchard House… On Sunday, January 22nd I gave birth to our second child. While we are overjoyed to say the least, it has been quite the adjustment. In … Continue reading

To the Mom wondering, “Am I really cut out for this?” | Mums Orchard House

"To the mom wondering, "Am I really cut out for this?" #HonestMotherhood #MomLife #Pregnancy

It’s been crickets around here lately, I know… life. But I really want to share a story about my day a couple weeks back. I just sort of scribbled it out in a moment of distress but now I’m fairly … Continue reading

Baby, it’s crunch time: Celebrating Dad with JORD.

Preparing for birth & celebrating dad with JORD wood watches. #Pregnancy #GiftsforDad #TimelessGifts #WoodWatch

*Continue to bottom of post for your chance to win a JORD gift card!* Brandon and I are entering the point in our pregnancy that I anxiously like to call, “crunch time.” During a conversation about timelines at work the other day, … Continue reading