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...

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...

Starting My Health & Fitness Journey – Losing The Baby Weight

It’s time. I’m almost 25 years old. I’ve been eating poorly and hardly exercising for most of those years. I’ve known my husband for over 6 years. He is the first one who made me understand the importance of eating good food and exercising. He...

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...

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...

I Am #RockingMotherhood

I was nominated by Kayla at Simply Burch to participate in a challenging to write about 10 ways I’m #RockingMotherhood. My first thought: Yay! An easy blog post topic I don’t have to think of. Then when I started I realized it isn’t as easy as I...

A Guide to Making Mom Friends

Being a mom is one of the most rewarding roles there is. It can also be very lonely. Learn how to make and keep mom friends with these three helpful tips.

When I’m Done Breastfeeding

I have been breastfeeding for over two and a half years. My oldest son nursed through my second pregnancy, then he nursed for a couple weeks with his baby brother before weaning at 23.5 months. Breastfeeding is such a rewarding experience. I’m not sure how long...

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