In case we decide, or it is decided for us, to have more children,  I feel that it is necessary to write my future self a note to be reminded what things will be like the first 3 weeks post partum and how I will survive. Here we go: Hey you. You exhausted, slightly smelly, old mascara dusted eyes, moody, you. The next 3 weeks may feel, and may be, some of the most physically and mentally difficult weeks of… Read more »

One week ago our family of three became four with the addition of little baby G. This last week has been all consuming of every emotion available in the human body and physically so rough for this repeat c-section mama. But one week feels like a great accomplishment right now. Little M has taken quite well to her new baby brother – a truly answered prayer. Sure, she has her moments, but we all have many times this week. She… Read more »

I have been searching far and wide for the perfect personalized necklace to showcase the love for my children. I have been browsing local shops, looking at charms with initials, and browsing Etsy. I recently saw some of my favorite family members when they were in town and loved their gold bar necklaces they were wearing. They informed me that one of their clients from their hair salon had made them and gave me her Etsy shop information. I started… Read more »

To say the birth of my daughter hasn’t been one of the biggest highlights of my life would be a complete lie. Anyone would know that. I over-picture, over-talk about, over-love my little girl. She has been an absolute joy to raise these last 2.5 years. We knew we wanted more than one child, so when we were ready we tried for number 2. Needless to say, we were successful!  This pregnancy has been completely different from the first. Morning… Read more »

All during my pregnancy I craved a fresh sandwich with loads of ham and turkey. The problem? You can’t have ham and turkey while pregnant unless you want to scorch it first and make it like a weird piece of leather. No thanks, I’ll pass. Since we had about a million camping trips planned this summer, I needed to come up with a lunch meal that would be easy, fast and something that would pack in the cooler well. Enter… Read more »