Hellooo 2021. Was 2020 both the shortest and longest year or what? On one hand, it feels like I was just writing out my 2020 goals; however, it feels like a whole lifetime ago that I wasn't a mama. While I know that nothing is revolutionary about the change of a calendar, I actually worked… Continue reading Tips on How To Write Goals and How Not To Make Meringues
It's December's spirit month! It frosted here on December first, and when I looked out and saw how it glistened, I was reminded of how much I love my December Snow. I think snow will always hold a special place in my heart now. Anyways, Ember is almost 4 months old, and by now I… Continue reading Balancing New Parenthood and Marriage
If reading about boobs makes you uncomfortable, this is not the blog post for you. Breastfeeding has become a huge part of my everyday life, and I'm still in awe. It's a beautiful, weird, and nerve-wracking experience that I'm so grateful for. If you find it gross, you've been warned! Towards the end of pregnancy,… Continue reading Breastfeeding Journey: 2 Months Down
Ever since I stopped formally working out during pregnancy, I wondered what my relationship with fitness would look like postpartum. Would my passion for fitness disappear? Would I have a healthier relationship with the gym than ever before? Would I freak out about the way my body changed and revert into my restrictive, self deprecating… Continue reading 6 Weeks Postpartum: Back to the Gym?
When I was pregnant, I was so lasered in on the uncertainty of labor and delivery that I was completely blindsided by what life would be like once my son had entered this world. More specifically, I had no idea just how exhausting getting through nights would be. This little bundle of joy also doubles… Continue reading A Night in the Life with a Newborn
This motherhood journey of unconditional love and sacrifice started off with a bang. As you'll probably be able to tell from my story, giving birth was the hardest experience of my life, and I'll be recovering from it for a while. That said, I am happy to tell the story of the birth of my… Continue reading My Birth Story: Not as Planned
Let me start off by saying that this baby has taught me to have patience, trust, and an open mind. Like many (if not all) new mothers, I started this pregnancy with little to no expectations. I knew some women got morning sickness while others didn’t. I knew some women truly enjoyed pregnancy while others… Continue reading The Waiting Game: 39 Weeks Pregnant
I never knew how interested I would be in learning about what other expectant mothers pack in their hospital bags. I would seriously hate to know how many YouTube videos I’ve watched about labor & delivery, newborn life, and hospital bag packing. Well here is my chance to add to the massive pool of pregnant… Continue reading Packing My Hospital Bag: It’s Almost Baby Time