Rose Caroline

Rose Caroline

Rose Caroline was born on a Wednesday at 5:55am. She was healthy and perfect weighing in at 6 lbs and 12 ozs, 19 inches in length. The story of her birth starts in the wee hours of Tuesday around 3 am with contractions initially about 20 minutes apart. Around 5 am I was unable to…

Off to school, 08/2014

I Value Your Will and Desires

I see you. I see your will. I see how you are looking for a place for yourself in this conversation, in this family and home. And there is room for you. I hear you and your desire. I hear its importance to you and appreciate its importance in the larger scope of the experiences you…

DIY Bird Mobile by Julia Dziuba, Birds upclose

A Bird Mobile for a Babe

Just before my second child was born we took down an old apricot tree what was long past its prime.  I found myself wondering if I could help this tree live on. What could I do with this beautiful wood? This was the birth of my first mobile. The next bit of inspiration came from…

Julia Dziuba and her son, 2014.

Nice to Meet You!

First Thoughts For a New Born Well, hello, little one. It is nice to meet you. I see you have your dad’s ears and chin and my fair skin. Whose eyes will those turn into? I’m so glad you are finally here with me – on the outside. Lay with me and feel my skin.…