MOTHERHOOD

A Letter to my 16 Year Old Self

This post has been manifesting itself in my heart since the day I decided to start this blog. It has been evolving, it has been maturing, it has been hiding. The growth I have gone through in the past few months has happened so rapidly and exponentially that this post...

The 4 Ways I am Forgiving Myself

"In Him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God's grace." Ephesians 1:7 I promised myself I wouldn't miss a week of writing blogs. I promised myself I would stay consistent. I promised myself I would stop...

SJ’s Two Sweet Ice Cream Birthday Party

  It's bitter sweet that SJ is 2!! I love watching her grow up, learn new skills, and come into her own little personality, but it makes me sad just how fast it is going and I want to savor every last bit of her childhood. I already got a taste of her growing attitude...

Handling Pregnancy and Postpartum Skin

Hormones do some crazy things to your body! Especially your skin. When I was pregnant, both times, my skin looked like I was a teenager again. Then with AJ, I even ended up with pregnancy eczema on my face which is beyond annoying. It was embarrassing, hard to deal...

Why I Let Being a Mother and Wife Define Me

    My favorite thing to do when I was younger was play house. I absolutely loved dolls and pretending I was a mom, and I dreamed of being able to be a wife to my prince charming. If there was a baby at any get together, you knew where to find me. I watched cheesy...