MAKING SELF-CARE A PRIORITY

If you have been following me for any amount of time, you know how important I think self-care is to women and especially to women who have children. I have talked about it before on the blog and talk about it quite a bit on my Instagram feed but I…

THE INS & OUTS OF MOM DATING

mom dating. holy man. anybody with me here? did you ever think you would still have to think about making friends when you were thirty? i know when i was in high school, i assumed i would have my group of people and that would be it. who would need…

TIPS ON TRANSITIONING FROM ONE TO TWO …

the shift from having one baby in the house to two babies is huge. in every aspect does it change your whole parenting game. before i had amelia, i heard so many friends say it was the hardest transition they’ve ever dealt with. while it was hard for me, i…

ENCOURAGING CHILDREN TO READ

for the longest time, i have had a huge love for books and i always imagined my kids too. but i didn’t start from the get-go. i didn’t focus much on reading with addison until she was about nine months or so and slowly it’s progressed. we read at night…

8 THINGS I DO TO TAKE CARE OF …

for the past few months, i have felt completely overwhelmed. i have goals i am constantly setting for myself (this blog being a large one) and the responsibility of raising two girls is no joke. on top of that, andrew has been working crazy long hours and just being able…

TIME

time. it’s such a funny thing isn’t it? for so long i have been waiting for extra time. the perfect time. waiting to print those pictures that have been sitting on my hard drive for three years. waiting for the extra time to pray in the morning. waiting to make…

SLOW DOWN

i had to share this song and this video because it’s so many thoughts and feeling and emotions all wrapped up in a song- my kids are truly the greatest gift i have ever been given in my life, they are my world- get your tissues, sweetest song ever!