MOTHERHOOD

I’ve only been a mother for a short time, but I’ve had a heck of a lot of success and failure in that short time. This is a place I hope you come to for inspiration, reprieve, a laugh etc. We’re all in this together, mama.

TTC

If you told a younger me that I’d ever be posting this post, I’d have thought a. that won’t happen to us and b. if it does, there’s no way I’m sharing something so personal. If you’re new here, we miscarried our second baby earlier this year. While it was…

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10 Ways We’re Making the Most of Quarantine

This is not a post to make you feel like you need to be doing all the things. I’ve fallen victim to those posts and they’ve only made me feel worse about myself. I’m going the survival route during quarantine, but that doesn’t mean things don’t get monotonous, especially on…

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Top Baby Items You’ll Use Over and Over During That First Year

When I tell you that the registry brought the most amount of stress during pregnancy that would be an understatement. Luckily we had such an easy pregnancy, so I really had nothing to stress over other than the registry (and of course, the four bachelorettes and three weddings I had…

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I Never Expected 2020 to Start Off Like This

We all talk about the new year, especially a new decade, as one for positivity and growth, one for new beginnings, a clean slate. We don’t often expect loss. No one ever really expects loss.  During a time when everyone is in the phase of sharing their good vibes and…

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The Ins and Outs of How We Introduced Solid Food

It’ sad I have to add a disclaimer here, but I’m going to preface this by saying, I am not a pediatrician; this is what worked for us and our family, please always consult your pediatrician. I’ll never forget Ryleigh’s four month appointment, which actually occurred at five months due…

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