The Lettuces: That’s My Boy

The Lettuces: That’s My Boy

“One thing about having a baby is that each step of the way you simply cannot imagine loving him any more than you already do, because you are bursting with love, loving as much as you are humanly capable of—and then you do, you love him even more.” —Anne Lamott When...
The Lettuces: Thankful After Loss

The Lettuces: Thankful After Loss

“I planned out our whole day. First, we’ll make snow angels for two hours, then we’ll go ice skating, then we’ll eat a whole roll of Tollhouse Cookie dough as fast as we can, and then we’ll snuggle.” 🎬 Guys, I’m feeling the holiday spirit…. ✨🎄✨ We got the joy....
The Lettuces: Miscarriage

The Lettuces: Miscarriage

We had two losses back to back. The first was a chemical pregnancy. It was timed up to my cycle, just a little late, just a little more intense. Most women never know they’ve even had one. And if I hadn’t had actual confirmation with pregnancy sticks, and later a...
The Lettuces: Pregnancy Loss

The Lettuces: Pregnancy Loss

I paired it with a beachy blowout and honey highlights. Lacquered it beneath a peachy nude lip and a smile. Wore it under an outfit that wasn’t supposed to still fit. Held it in a body that grew new life and then didn’t. Packed it in suitcase taking me to a different...
The Lettuces: TWO

The Lettuces: TWO

NOTE: This post was originally published on Instagram. I am reposting and backdating it here as part of a historical series in order to preserve these meaningful memories and early motherhood thoughts and experiences in a way that is not tied to any social media...