Christmas Shirts Designed By A Stay At Home Mom

I’m not going to sugar coat this post at all. I want to be completely honest here. One of my best friends has been working so hard this year on a couple different platforms. Ultimately she wants to replace and surpass her husband’s income so they can both...

My Christmas Decoration Wishlist

I’ve mentioned a few times on the blog that were currently living at my dad’s house while we remodel our home. I’m missing being in my own space more every day. It’s been six freaking months! Now everyone is putting up their Christmas...

Mom’s Spontaneous Vacation

About a week before thanksgiving, a new non-mom friend of mine told me she had to go to Las Vegas for a class in a week. She wanted someone to share the drive with. At first, I daydreamed about what it would be like to take a spontaneous vacation. To just leave the...

How To Prepare For A Baby If You’re Not Finding Out The Gender

After we had our first baby, we knew we wanted another right away. Shortly before we conceived again, my husband suggested that we should wait till our next baby’s birth to find out of we would have a daughter or another son. Normally I’m not a huge fan of...

A Mother’s Favorite Part of Christmas

I have not been feeling the holiday spirit at all this year. We are living with my parents while we remodel our home. This project has taken a lot longer than we expected it to. Since we’re not in our own space, each holiday has been harder to enjoy. Christmas has...

You Are A Badass – Book Review

A few things you should know about me, I’m not a religious person. I’m not atheist. I just don’t really spend time thinking about it. In my adult life, I don’t pray or go to church. When people say to “send good vibes” I have always...

The End of My Breastfeeding Journey

Monday October 9th was the last night I nursed my last baby to sleep. When I weaned my first baby (at 23.5 months old), I did it in two phases. One week I decided to night wean him. I had a new baby and I couldn’t keep up with nursing them both through the...

Super Easy DIY Birthday Party

I love planning and preparing for parties. Actually having the party gives me a little social anxiety, but I’m getting over that! For big brother’s first birthday, we just did a small family party with pizza and cake. Now that he has little friends and I have...

Toys To Entertain Toddlers & Preschoolers Inside This Winter

It’s been a cold, snowy winter here in Utah. I’ve never really loved winter but now as a mother, I hate keeping my toddler and preschooler all cooped up inside. I find myself daydreaming daily about all the luxuries of spring, summer and fall. I miss not...

My Birth Story: Last Baby

My last baby was due May 21, 2016. At my 36 week appointment I was measuring small, and at my 37 week appointment it seemed the baby had stopped growing. On May 5th I had an ultrasound at the hospital to check things out. Everything looked OK other than baby measuring...

My Birth Story: First Baby

I was due June 30, 2014. This baby did not want to come out. The due date came and went. Daddy was hoping he would be born on the 4th of July but that day passed as well. I went to the hospital to be induced on the evening of July 6th to be induced. After 17 hours of...

Dear Husband of a Breastfeeding Wife

I wrote this letter when my first son was a baby, and I originally published it on my first blog. I started Absolutely Cheri while nursing my second baby, and I had a lot of the same emotions. My husband had a better understanding with our second baby but I...

Super Cute Things My Toddler Says

I never new how funny toddlers were till I experienced it first hand as a stay at home mom. Multiple times a day he says the most adorable things that just crack me up. I decided to start writing these down, mostly for myself but it’s a bonus if my readers get a...

Milk Sharing: Donating & Receiving Breastmilk

It’s been a few weeks since I weaned my last baby (read about it here!). I’ve been thinking a lot about my breastfeeding journey. It’s still hard for me to believe it’s over. I want to reflect on and write about more of these memories before...

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