I wish I could go back in time and sit down with my twenty-four year old self after seeing that first positive pregnancy test. I would take myself by the hand, sit her down at our then kitchen counter (because our apartment didn’t have room for a kitchen table) and tell her, “Hey there. I’m…… Continue reading 7 Things I Wish I Knew Before Getting Pregnant
I’m sitting here writing as I pump. It’s actually kind of a nice thing to do as the little pump next to me whirs and whines. Sometimes I can swear it’s talking to me. If you’ve ever used a breast pump, I’m sure you can relate! But I’m sitting here in our empty living room.…… Continue reading Complete failure or a brilliant new beginning?
When our daughter was 3 months old, small patches of little red bumps started showing up on her body. They started on her back, stomach, face and head. We started to bathe her with as sensitive of a soap as we could find thinking maybe her skin was just more sensitive than most. By 5…… Continue reading Food allergies can suck it.
Happy Friday my friends! We’ve made it! It’s Friday! There’s a light at the end of the tunnel! Friday at 5pm is my favorite time of the week. The hubby comes home and I know we have a couple of days of family time together (and maybe I’ll get to sleep in. WOO HOO!). We don’t…… Continue reading The MUST-HAVES for the second time around
Hi my friends! Bahhhh it’s been a really long time since I’ve updated the blog! I think my last post was in November. That’s INSANE. I’ve just been so incredibly tired and drained. But I’ve missed writing so much that I knew I needed to jump back in. So, here I am!!!! I thought I’d…… Continue reading Pregnant as a mother trucker.
Happy post-Turkey day everybody! I hope all of your bellies are happy and hearts are full with new memories. If you’re like me, then you’ve still got another Thanksgiving celebration today! I’m so excited! I’ve never celebrated a holiday two days in a row. This is fantastic! Double the fun! Since I started working at…… Continue reading Updates galore!
I wanted to write a blog post about how we’re going to approach the holidays this year as far as gifts for Eliana since we’ve taken on a bit of a different lifestyle. I’m excited to start traditions that don’t strain us financially for years to come! So, here’s our plan: We’re going to take…… Continue reading The holidays simplified!