Christian Feminism, motherhood

A Letter to My Unborn Daughter

Dear daughter still in my womb, Your dad says you’re gonna give us hell. He’s probably right. You never stop moving when I am still. If I am tired, you are awake. My doctor says you’re a perfect, happy baby girl. She’s probably right too. Your big brother has mixed feelings about you on a daily basis. Some days he…

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motherhood

Mom Shaming: Let’s end it.

Recently one of the funny meme-making moms I follow on Instagram posted the following meme: “I’m desperate but not *used breastpump* desperate” I normally would not comment on such a post, but saw others were weighing in (and I’m pregnant with no filter at the moment) so why not? My comment was respectful and straight forward, the original poster actually…

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motherhood

It’s HERE: A Fierce Love

Today is launch day!!! My heart for mamas everywhere in book form is finally finished and I’m so grateful for the opportunity to share it with all of you. Click the book cover below to download your copy of my new eBook “A Fierce Love: Faith, Grace & Advice for the Early Years of Mom Life” Thanks everyone and happy…

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Faith & Current Events, motherhood

February Updates & eBook Launch!

February is almost half over guys, that’s crazy! Things have been quiet for a bit (again, I know, call it mid-pregnancy crisis or something) but I’ve been doing a lot of reading, a lot of soul searching and trying to find out where I really fit in this blogging world; to best use my gifts to help other mamas in…

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Health & Beauty, homemaking

Natural Products We Use Everyday

It’s 2018, and for a lot of moms, the chemicals we bring into our homes and use around our kids can sometimes be concerning. Natural cleaning and personal care products can be an easy way to make safe changes to your weekly routine, and take some of the worry out of parenting. As a mom I love to worry as…

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About Me, Pregnancy

Big Changes This Year

This site has been much quieter the past couple of months. And yes the holidays were a little crazy (we were out of town a lot) but there’s another big reason; we’re having another baby! (if you follow me on Instagram you may have seen out New Year’s Eve announcement) Our 3 year old is getting promoted to big brother…

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Faith & Current Events, motherhood

A Lesson In Self Care

“A Lesson In Self Care” is an excerpt from my upcoming eBook A Fierce Love: Reinventing the early years of #momlife, which is a faith-based take on modern motherhood of infants and toddlers. You probably know by now being a mom is hard work. That’s no secret. But have you ever watched other moms you admire wonder how they seem to…

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motherhood

Creating a Routine for Your Toddler

There are a lot of days I’m not sure if I’m doing any of this parenting stuff right. But every time someone tells me how happy my kid is, I know its because I try my hardest to stick to a daily routine. Happiness is not just genetics. It’s partially that, but it also has to do with how you…

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motherhood, Pregnancy

Why You Need to Make Time for Mom Friends

Ever since getting married, my husband and I have moved a lot. Seven times in nine years to be exact. When you’re moving that often (always for jobs, no, not military) it becomes hard to mentally wrap your head around putting down roots. Pre-kids I had made a couple friends who were co-workers, but after having my son we knew…

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