As I listened to my favorite oldies radio station, the song “what is love” came on. I instantly began singing along but found myself wondering about love for quite some time after the song ended. I tried to define love and realized that I was stuck between believing love is a feeling and believing it … Continue reading “What is love”
On September 23, 2018, a beautiful baby boy was placed on my chest and I thought I could never love something anymore than I did at that moment. Two weeks have flown by since that day and somehow with each day my love for that little boy has grown with every passing second. It’s hard … Continue reading To the woman who will marry my son…
If you have been following my blog for anytime now, you know I am weeks away from being a first time mommy. I know what you are thinking, "how can this girl be giving parenting advice when her baby isn't even here yet." You are right, I am not a "parent" just yet. However, I … Continue reading Don’t let your kids become a**holes
As I was rearranging our "vacation wall" I grew incredibly sad and wasn't sure why. Then it dawned on me: We are so close to welcoming our Baby Boy, Tripp and I am so ecstatic! As delivery day nears, however, there has been this sadness weighing on my heart. I love the life my husband … Continue reading Take time to build your marriage before having kids
We have all heard the saying "a dog is a man's best friend," but I like to say "a dog is a woman's first baby." Meet my babies- Kallie (left) and Kahlua (right). I never realized how much these 2 taught me to be a parent until I became pregnant. I have learned how to … Continue reading My dogs taught me how to be a parent!
I am the last of three children and only girl in my family. My brothers were the BEST big brothers- they protected me, loved me, supported me, and ALWAYS looked out for me. I absolutely loved having two older brothers. We had great relationships with each other and often teased one another (it was always … Continue reading Confidence during pregnancy
“Sometimes the strongest among us are the ones who smile through silent pain, cry behind closed doors, and fight battles nobody knows about.” Anyone who has a Facebook knows that once you hit your mid 20s most of your news feed is either filled with engagements, weddings, or pregnancy announcements. While I love scrolling through … Continue reading One women’s growing belly is another women’s sorrow