I'm not going to lie to you, I've been less than inspired and slightly lost for words lately. Straight up, I couldn't find the word inspired when writing this. Between starting school again, a very rough sleep regression, and simply feeling inadequate as a wife and a mother, it's been hard to find the motivation … Continue reading a letter to me, on my worst day
In 2015, I gave up all my dreams of being a mommy and a wife. I packed my bags and headed to an island that wasn’t so glorious. Paris Island, land where they make Marines. The Marine Corps had a lot to offer me, but none of it included a family and I was okay … Continue reading This is me. This is us. This is you.
Some days are a lot harder than others. Some nights Lucia doesn't sleep.. such as the past two nights. This morning I actually found myself frustrated that she wouldn't go to sleep, which is silly because she's 2 months old and is awake for a reason. So I thought to myself, why am I feeling … Continue reading Self Care as a New Mom
To the New Mom, the Seasoned Mom -- All Moms. You. Are. Great. From day one, from the moment you saw that pink line you changed. You changed your eating habits, you changed your sleep pattern, you changed the clothes you wore, and the way you put yourself together in the morning. Your body changed … Continue reading Before the Pink Line
My little love bug surprised us with a sooner-than-expected entrance. As I am very thankful for a whole extra week with her --- here's our slightly comical, slightly frustrating, crazy, amazing birth. So while Justin is in the military and they work all hours of the day, luckily he had been able to come to … Continue reading Welcome to the world Lucia Grace