Ellie Jude’s Birth Story

Ellie Jude was born January 4, 2018 at 7:55 AM. She was 6 lbs 1 oz and 18 inches long. She has become my whole world and being her mother is the greatest privledge I’ve ever known. Below is the story of how she entered the world, otherwise known as my two and half hour


The other day, as I was texting a bumpdate to my girlfriends, my husband quipped, “I miss your Instagrammers”. That’s the term I would use whenever I’d stop him mid-sentence and ask him to take my picture in front of some hashtag-worthy backdrop. “Oh, this will be a great Instagrammer”. Truthfully, I don’t miss my