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

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…

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

life, surviving motherhood

Please come home

"Sometimes things get so crazy and Jaime would run out of the house with an “I gotta go, dad!” without fully saying goodbye...I don’t always get to say I love you, Fred said of their mornings. “I don’t remember if I said that to Jaime yesterday morning.” This is from a Dad who lost his… Continue reading Please come home

Babies, Toddlers, family, love, motherhood

You are the best damn mama

Picture this...I'm in my car in my driveway, cutting my split ends, Hudson sleeping, Jules on my phone watching YouTube Kids. I literally have my new MacBook Air with me all the time, so I'm squished up against the steering wheel typing this. I have slept 2.5 hours and taught a Zumba step class this… Continue reading You are the best damn mama

Babies, Toddlers, life, love, motherhood, surviving motherhood

Inhale Exhale

Inhale your weaknesses, exhale your strengths. I have many weaknesses and I'm sure my husband can attest to this, however, my biggest strength is being a mother. I was meant to be a mother. I believe that God has granted me motherhood because I was supposed to be a mother. I am many other things,… Continue reading Inhale Exhale