In Our Orbit

A blog of many voices to inspire us all on the journey of parenthood.

By Jennifer Batchelor: So much of the newborn phase passes in a blur. With no boundaries to your days (or nights), the calendar trudges forward even though you feel trapped in a never-ending loop of feedings and diaper changes. When...
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A bracelet here, a sunhat there, or a quick switch of some shoes, and you can quickly take an outfit from the office to a baseball game in the drop of a hat- quite literally. Aside from the all-important styling...
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By Michael K. To My Baby Girl, I am writing this to you 10 days before your due date. That day cannot come soon enough, your mom and I have been counting down the days since the moment we learned...
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The summer dilemma raised its head sooner than I expected. I thought we had until our kids were school-aged before those three months loomed large and unfilled on our calendar, but instead it hit when my children were four and...
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