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!

SIX NURSING FRIENDLY TOPS

as we’re entering the warmer season, i rounded up a few of my favorite tops for any of you nursing mamas out there. it can be hard to find cute tops that are friendly for feeding your baby so i thought i’d share some of my favorites! i own three of these linen shirts and they make nursing so easy because they’re soft and drapey and i can easily tuck amelia right underneath without worrying…

FINDING GRACE IN MOTHERHOOD

grace. it can be such a tricky thing. in life yes, but when you’re a mama? oh man. it can be extremely tough to give yourself a little grace. i mean you have these little beans whose lives depend on you. my mind sometimes races at the speed of light; am i doing this right? is this a good decision? how will this choice affect my tiny human in the long run? also questions fly…

AMELIA AT 4 MONTHS

they always say time flies faster with baby number two than the first. yep, that’s right too. our girl is four months old today and my has this been the fastest four months of my life. it’s funny how two girls from the exact same mom and dad can be so different, even when they’re so young. amelia is so opposite of how addison was already. our little sweet cheeks is such a relaxed and…

JANUARY: CURRENTLY

thinking about how much more i wish i could sit down and blog. enjoying the newborn phase so very much for so many reasons. fully feeling like I have won the lottery with how well these two girls do together. glowing with pride when i see my girls snuggle up. it’s a pretty one-sided love right now, but the future holds so much promise. reading fifty shades of grey again because i never read books two and three so i…

AS A FAMILY OF FOUR

we often go to bed with tired eyes and always thankful hearts. the past few weeks we have morphed into a family of four and we are eternally grateful for these little gifts god has given us. thank you brittany for these beautiful photos that we will forever cherish.

WELCOME, BABY AMELIA JUNE

just one week ago today, we welcomed our little amelia june into the world. at seven fifty-seven in the morning and after a quick labor, our doctor handed us over our sweet little baby, all seven pounds eleven ounces of her. and there she laid pressed up against my chest for a good bit of time, snuggling and nursing away while we soaked up all of her newborn goodness. every once in a while her…