Many of us feel like we are trying to run the race of parenting all by ourselves. All of our lifestyles may look different, but the truth of the matter is that we all have our own struggles when it comes to parenthood. But the good news is: You were never meant to raise your … Continue reading Finding Community In a Pandemic
At think at some point in time, we all as moms have a day where we wonder: "HOW DID I GET HERE?" If you suffer from postpartum depression, you may wonder this quite often. But even if you don't, you may still find yourself pondering the same question. Saturday was one of those days for … Continue reading How Did I Get Here?
Every mom has hormones racing through her body all through pregnancy. They help our amazing body grow a little human being and they can give us joy as we anticipate our baby’s arrival. We typically see these hormones present in the form of cravings, mood swings, random crying and more... But what happens to your hormones once your baby is here? Not many people talk about it and many people are blind-sighted by it. I know I was.
I am so excited to share with y'all what I hope will soon become a new way of life for me. Today I decided that I am going to pursue a life of intention and minimalism. No, I'm not going to throw away everything in my house. But I am going to start sorting through … Continue reading I Choose Minimalism Over Materialism!
Ever have those weeks where you wonder "maybe I'm just meant to stink?" If you're a mom, most likely you know exactly where I'm going with this, if you're not yet a mom... keep reading because one day you will be. I hate showers... I LOVE baths. As if two days isn't enough, try three days … Continue reading Impromptu Bath Rant
When you get frustrated count to ten. Then what? Everything magically gets better? Your baby stops screaming, your dogs stop barking, your husband is home and you find yourself in a hot bath without a care in the world? Not exactly. But after counting to ten, or twenty, or fifty (everyone is different) you’ll find … Continue reading 1…2…3…4…5… You Get The Picture.
Becoming a first time mom was such an exciting thing, but also a very scary concept to me. I don't know about you, but during the weeks leading up to the birth of my daughter I kept my nose in my phone trying to read every piece of advice offered on Pinterest. There was … Continue reading 10 Things You Need BEFORE Delivery.
As a first time parent it is easy to get discouraged. There are so many new things that you have to learn all at once and it is easy to get overwhelmed. You have to learn to change a diaper, properly burp the baby, put a onesie on the baby without suffocating it, and feed … Continue reading Entertainer of the Year & … Diapers?
To all of the moms out there currently sporting the title of MOMBIE, remember… this too shall pass. I still qualify as a mombie most days, but the past couple of nights have been better and I'm hoping it is about to be a new trend. The night before last, Natalie slept 8 hours straight! … Continue reading To sleep or not to sleep
Many nights like tonight I spend the time I should be sleeping staring at the video monitor. I can't help it. My little girl is 3 months old today and I just can't stop staring at her. I can't believe that I have been a mother for three whole months already. Time is flying by, … Continue reading Time flies.