• Marriage + Motherhood

    How I Realized Breastfeeding Is Just NOT For ME!

    Nursing can be such a controversial topic among moms but I really want to shed a bit of light on a different perspective. One that I don’t see majority of moms willingly talk about but one which was all so real for me during both of my pregnancies. I remember being pregnant with my first child, and the moment I found out, I immediately looked forward to nursing him because of all the positive things I had heard about breastfeeding. From the bonding it promotes between mommy and baby, to the positive effects it has on baby’s development. I was definitely hooked on the idea of breastfeeding and just knew…

  • Marriage + Motherhood

    Oh the Joys of Being a SAHM! – Pt. 1

           Many days, I wake up in the morning ready to take on my day with complete joy and excitement. Then, comes my toddler quickly reminding me of the busyness that lies ahead. As a self-diagnosed type 1 enneagram, I’m a big stickler for planning and having things go exactly as planned. I usually already have my day mapped out before it even begins. As I look into my toddler and 3 month olds faces every morning, I can’t help but smile at the thought that God has brought them into my life to remind me to breathe a little and enjoy the flows of life. Just the…

  • Marriage + Motherhood

    How the Heck Did We Get Here?!

    So many of us grow up with the dream of being married. In fact, the desire to get married is seen clearly in some of today’s most-watched shows like 90-day fiancé and married at first sight. Marriage is such a beautiful thing that a lot of us are willing to do just about anything to find that companion. Most of the time, what society shows us to be marriage is an over glamorized wedding day fairytale filled with nothing but positivity and ooshie gooshie love. Fast forward to a year or two post marriage and you will quickly find that such representation of marriage in media is not at all…

  • Marriage + Motherhood,  Parenting

    First Time Mom Syndrome

    Shop Amazon – Create an Amazon Baby Registry On my rest days, when I make the time to relax and take a break from working out, one of my favorite pass times would have to be ‘window’ shopping on my amazon baby registry …any other mommas out there like me? On one particular day, I happened to be browsing on Amazon when I came across children’s books.                  Initially, I felt a little odd and maybe a bit silly to be considering purchasing children’s books this early in my pregnancy. As I continued to go from page to page, however, I found myself becoming more…