Finding Myself in Motherhood

Finding Myself in Motherhood

Sometimes we lose ourselves in motherhood. Other times, we find ourselves. I want to take a moment and talk about how easy it is to lose ourselves in motherhood. These little people come into our lives and we suddenly find ourselves consumed by them. We find ourselves...
Last Minute Gifts for Dad

Last Minute Gifts for Dad

Father’s Day is less than a week away and you may have just realized that you’re not as prepared as you thought. Middle of the night nursing sessions mean that I’ve been window shopping on Amazon for quite some time to prepare for Father’s Day....
Realizing Something is Wrong

Realizing Something is Wrong

My journey with pelvic organ prolapse began in December when our entire family was hit hard by RSV. I spent two days in the hospital with our sick newborn while my husband took care of our sick toddler at home. Our Christmas was spent texting selfies to each other....
An Unexpected Postpartum Story

An Unexpected Postpartum Story

Below you’ll find part one of my story of pelvic organ prolapse. I’m doing my best to recall all of the details that I can remember. There are two big acronyms you need to know when reading this post. RSV is a respiratory virus that can be quite dangerous...
The Wallflower of the Postpartum World

The Wallflower of the Postpartum World

I keep telling people that I’m going to write a post about pelvic organ prolapse and what I’ve learned. I keep saying that I’m going to write my story down. And yet I don’t. It’s taken me more than a few weeks to write this post. Just...
Simple Self Care for the Busy Mom

Simple Self Care for the Busy Mom

Sometimes your mind, body, and soul could use a little self care or perk me up but you don’t have the time to devote to it. That’s where this list comes in. Below, you’ll find ten different ways that you can show yourself a little love when you only...
Summer Bucket List

Summer Bucket List

June has always been the unofficial start of summer to me. This probably stems from my years as a teacher when summer vacation would start in June. Summer is one of my favorite times for adventure and exploring new things. This year I’m even more excited than...
Hello June

Hello June

Happy June!! Did you know that June 1 is the official birthday for this little blog of mine? It’s been 6 years since I started this blog. It’s had many appearances and changes over the years, but the girl behind the blog has always remained the same. Okay,...
Dear Vagina

Dear Vagina

Dear Vagina, It’s been a while since we truly connected and I feel it’s time we get back to communicating. This letter was originally going to be an apology. I was going to apologize for the trauma you endured with my first birth which ended with a third...