Safety First

The world is a crazy place. There is so much bad stuff going on. I feel like at least once a week (if not more) I’m seeing some kind of story about an attempted abduction in a grocery store parking lot or a suspicious man following a woman through Walmart. Just the other week, I…

A Year of Dates.

I hate to even think about this but: Christmas is just around the corner. I know, that blows me away! We’re days away from October, which will fly by. Then we’ll be jumping into Thanksgiving, my favorite holiday. Before you know it, Christmas will come and go and we’ll have no clue how January 2019 snuck…

Missing in Action

Wow– it’s been over a month since we’ve posted on the blog website, though we stay active on Instagram. Life has just been… crazy. Is that a good enough excuse? Can you forgive us for our slackness if we’re honest by just saying that we’ve been busy? To add to that, I’ll be honest in…

The End of an Era

We had a rough start. I thought nursing would be a breeze. I thought he’d come out, be placed on my chest, and just be ready to start nursing. And then he didn’t. The hours ticked by slowly and I began to worry that it wasn’t going to happen for us. Slowly, it did. The…

Honesty Hour.

I’m going to be honest here for a second: I have no clue what I’m doing. Did I just say that? Yep– big confession there. I have no clue what I’m doing when it comes to being a mom. I’m learning day by day just like tons of other first time moms (and even moms…

Meeting Myself, Again

One of the biggest chapters of self-discovery (I hate that term) in my life was college. There’s something about living in a tiny apartment with four other females (love you, ladies), five hours away from home, being fueled daily by high expectations and very little sleep that really makes you get to know your inner-self….

Hopes and Dreams.

“You’ll understand when you have a kid of your own.” My husband and I have had this discussion so many times. We’d heard this from our parents and so many other adults throughout our childhood and adolescence. Right, sure. I doubt having a kid will make me feel any different, I would think to myself….

Becoming Teammates.

A few weeks ago, I wrote this post about communication in marriage. I decided to expand on each of the 5 points I made- what they look like, how to implement them, etc. This is the first of those points– Whose team are you on? The main idea for this is that you’re a team…

Pets & Babies.

Fur babies. That’s what we call our pets before we have little human babies of our own. As a pet owner, I would post pictures of my dogs like they were kids. There were trips to the park, special birthday cookies, birthday hats on occasion, couch cuddles, and so many more special bonding things. There…

A Mother’s Love.

When I’m in the car, I often listen to the radio. If I’m alone, I crank it up loud and sing along– I’m talking air drums, hand motions, the works. If I have my little one in the car, it’s a different story all together. With him in the car, I try to create a…