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 … Continue reading A Letter to My Unborn Daughter
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 … Continue reading Mom Shaming: Let’s end it.
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 … Continue reading It’s HERE: A Fierce Love
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 … Continue reading February Updates & eBook Launch!
"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 … Continue reading A Lesson In Self Care
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 … Continue reading Creating a Routine for Your Toddler
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 … Continue reading Why You Need to Make Time for Mom Friends
First of all, can we get an amen for how far diaper bags have come? It's 2017 and no longer are we relegated to cheap nylon and pastels. Unless of course nylon and pastels are your thing, then well, party on. But I'll take a tote-turned-diaper-bag any day of the week over the bags of … Continue reading Ultimate Diaper Bag Packing Guide
All the things I'm loving this week.
Hey there first-time mama.