When Thea was born I had every intention of going back to work. I had been working since I was 15. It was what I knew and a part of who I was. Then she was born and I spent a month going back and forth. By staying home I would be sacrificing income, 'me … Continue reading A Message For Stay At Home Mom’s
It's 3 a.m. and Thea has been up multiple times tonight. We are trying to transition her out of her swaddle and it is not going well. So I search the internet looking for an easy way to get us through this. What do I find? Article upon article and forum upon forum of moms … Continue reading The Most Important Thing I’ve Learned As A First Time Mom
I spent nine months preparing for our little one yet when I got home I couldnt help but panic a little. This tiny little baby was so dependent on me and my husband. It was an amazing and overwhelming week. No matter how prepared I thought I was there were a couple of things I … Continue reading What I Wish I Knew the First Week Home With Our Baby
Six weeks ago you were born. Among the advice that every new parent receives I remember many people saying when it’s hard remember this to shall pass
One year ago I wrote a blog post titled Mother's Day for the Childless. Mother's Day for the Childless Part One I remember feeling so helpless at that point. We had wanted to start our family for a while and things just were not happening. Little did I know I would be staring down at … Continue reading Mother’s Day for The Childless Part Two
I love my Boba but it took a little while to figure out. I have attached a link to their instructions to putting on the Boba. Their instructions are listed below. One of the things I do that makes a huge difference is after step number four- I pull the straps by my shoulders … Continue reading How to Master the Boba Wrap
When I was in Middle School all I wished was that I could be in High School and have my license. I remember being 17 and just wishing I was an adult. Then all I wanted was to get married. Once I was married I couldn't wait to buy a house. Once we got a … Continue reading Stop Wishing Your Life Away
We got to go on an adventure before the snow hit this weekend. Only five more weeks until we get to meet our little girl!
1. Be intentional with your time. Spend your time on things that will matter to you 50 years from now. 2. Give your family daily one-on-one time. Time where you can be mentally and physically present. 3. Take care of yourself. We all need a little me time. In order to be more present we … Continue reading How To Be More Present
My love language is quality time. Out of everything in this world I believe the most valuable thing we have is time. Everything that we do requires time. Whether it be sleeping, eating, working, etc. the clock is always ticking. It can become overwhelming to look at the long list of things that we need … Continue reading What Is Your Time Really Worth?