Babies, Toddlers, faith, family, life, love, marriage, motherhood, prayer, self care

Gratitude & Fulfillment

Are you happy with your life? Do you feel fulfilled? Or only a little bit? It's totally not normal to feel fulfillment every second of your life because if you did, how do you know what it feels like? Those times of wonder and questioning your purpose is normal and totally okay. Those times help… Continue reading Gratitude & Fulfillment

fit mama, nutrition, fitness, food, friendship, health, life, love, nutrition, prayer, self care, yoga

Kripalu

If you've been following me, you know I was so nervous to leave my family for the first time in 4 years. I wasn't even leaving for 1 night, but 2! The day I left was extremely hectic- a student destroyed my classroom right when I had to leave to bring Juliana to her preschool… Continue reading Kripalu

family, friendship, life, love, motherhood, prayer, you

Dear Younger Me…

If I could tell myself one thing when I was younger (in those real tough years, 15, 16 years old...) it would be that you don't need anyone but yourself. Keep one good friend. Do the things YOU love, not what anyone else loves. I am 33 years old and my dad just wrote me… Continue reading Dear Younger Me…

fit mama, nutrition, fitness

Get off your ass, Do it for YOU

Surprise, surprise, here is yet another post about taking care of YOU. I am very passionate about this topic, but I can tell you, it is NOT easy. There are many barriers, especially when a mom, that prevent you from taking care of you- kids, lack of sleep, work, staying on top of chores and… Continue reading Get off your ass, Do it for YOU

Babies, Toddlers, motherhood

Dear Last Baby

Dear Baby Boy, You are one year old today. I can’t really explain how much love my heart can actually hold. I remember carrying you in my belly for almost 9 months and I had no idea who you were- if you were a boy or a girl. I remember obsessing over wondering if you… Continue reading Dear Last Baby

family, life, love, motherhood, parenting

Getting Older

Getting older scares the shit out of me. Not only does it mean I am getting older, but my kids are getting older, and my parents are getting older and everyone I love is getting older. No matter how much I want to slow down time, I can't. It's hard not to feel in control… Continue reading Getting Older

Babies, Toddlers, love, motherhood, parenting, surviving motherhood

I miss my first born

Dear first born, I miss you. I miss us. I miss when it used to be us. I love my second born more than I ever imagined, but God do I miss us. I remember when I was pregnant with my second I was so nervous to leave you. I couldn't fathom it never being… Continue reading I miss my first born