Finding Peace in the Hard Days of Motherhood

It's 11 PM and my day is finally coming to a close. The day was full of busy-ness. It was filled with messes, cries, tantrums, disciplining, boo-boos, and more messes. But it was also full of smiles, giggles, hugs, kisses, cuddles, and more smiles. I feel like I did it all today. My feet tell … Continue reading Finding Peace in the Hard Days of Motherhood

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I Had an Unplanned Cesarean and I’m Okay with That. (And Why You Should Be Okay with Yours Too!)

When I was pregnant with my daughter, I could probably count on one hand the women I knew of who had Cesareans. But I didn’t talk to them about their experiences so I could get an idea what it’s like, in case I wound up having one myself, because “I’m having an all-natural, peaceful, whenever-the-baby’s-ready … Continue reading I Had an Unplanned Cesarean and I’m Okay with That. (And Why You Should Be Okay with Yours Too!)

Cosmopolitan Magazine, Celebrated Abortion, and Compassion

One day last year we had someone else's magazine dropped into our mailbox. Our address was on the back, but under someone else's name. It was a Cosmopolitan magazine. I never read their stuff, because, like most other magazines, they are just full of garbage (and I am much more likely to read Better Homes … Continue reading Cosmopolitan Magazine, Celebrated Abortion, and Compassion

THM Strawberry GGM Slushie (FP) Recipe & Life Lately

Good morning! I know it's been a while since I've been consistently blogging, so here's an update on life lately: We've moved from our apartment in the city to a house in the country and we are L-O-V-I-N-G it. Our baby is now crawling all over the place and walking around anything she pulls herself … Continue reading THM Strawberry GGM Slushie (FP) Recipe & Life Lately

Jumping on the Trim Healthy Mama Bandwagon

Hello, friends! So, it feels like it's been forEVER since I've done any blogging, but I intend to be better at it from now on! But FIRST: Our sweet daughter was born on February 8th weighing 9lbs. 4oz. and is now 2 whole months old (already?!) and a sweet, chunky bundle of joy! Mommahood is … Continue reading Jumping on the Trim Healthy Mama Bandwagon

DIY Freezer Meal: Chili

Good morning, everyone! I apologize for not checking in and posting anything lately (in, like, a MONTH, actually). Life has gotten really busy and our little baby is due to come verrry soon! So, what have I been doing? Well, besides dreaming of holding that precious bundle of joy in the near future, I've been … Continue reading DIY Freezer Meal: Chili