It feels a bit audacious to entitle this post with that line. What mom wouldn't give all for her kids, if she could? It's not what the dreamy romantic younger version of myself thought of first when I dreamed of having a family one day, to be honest. As the dream come true unfolds, the… Continue reading The Happy Sacrifices of a Mama
At first I was going to title this, "How I trained baby #2 to sleep through the night". But, I decided to drop the second part because she only *just* started sleeping through and so this post is mostly about promoting baby sleep. That's what the past almost year has been like! (I can't believe… Continue reading How I trained baby #2 to sleep
It's been 11 months since having our second child and I thought it would be nice to share how it's been going! First, you see those faces?! I adore them! My children, a boy and girl, are 19 months apart. My daughter was born last February and my son was born two Junes before that.… Continue reading What’s it’s like being a mom of 2 🙂 11 months in!
Here's what I wish "they" would've told me before I had 2 kids under 2. Fall and Christmas plates & decor come back in season before you know it. Just leave them out! 🙂 You might feel like you are required to be the energizer bunny & pulled in many directions, but just breathe. It.will.all.come.together!… Continue reading What I wish They Told Me Before Having 2 Kids under 2
I've had the amazing realization of what kind of parent I should be this week. I want to start by saying that I have a reallly compassionate heart and I remember what it was like to be a tenderhearted kid. So, I guess I've always wondered how I would parent. I figured that I would… Continue reading What Type of Parent I am
Written January 25, 2019, 2 days before my daughter's due date. If I see one more self-righteous, shock factor pro-life photo or statement. Listen, I’m as pro-life as they come. I’ve had a huge heart for babies who are unwanted and moreso a passion for mamas who are facing pregnancy that is unexpected and perhaps… Continue reading An Open Note from a Very Pregnant Lady
Did the title pull you in? It's actually a little bit of a joke. I have hesitated to write on this topic because I've had a good dose of what it's like to try everything and your baby sleeps terribly. Hearing that sleep deprivation is a true warfare tactic really resonated with me in that… Continue reading A Guide to Baby Sleep