Babies, Toddlers, family, life, love, motherhood, self care

I love you so much it hurts

I love you much too much. I've known it from the start, but yet my love is such, I can't control my heart. Alma Cogann Have you ever heard someone say you love something or someone so much it hurts?! Well, it's true. I'm not just talking about your first love, although I will say… Continue reading I love you so much it hurts

Babies, Toddlers, fitness, love, motherhood, surviving motherhood, toddlerhood

Mom Win

Let me just start off by saying that I have gotten some backlash for some of my recent posts, specifically Mama Meltdown. I am not looking for attention, or for someone to call DCF on me, and I'm not trying to make my family look bad. I write these blogs for me, but also to raise… Continue reading Mom Win

love, marriage, motherhood, parenting, rise together podcast

Relationships with Kids

I was recently listening to the RISE Together podcast with Rachel and Dave Hollis. As I write this, I am currently running 8 miles trying to do talk to text because I have a million thoughts for this blog post. During this podcast and this especially hard run, I realized dude, I can do this… Continue reading Relationships with Kids

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, family, it's a girl, love, motherhood, surviving motherhood

Juliana’s Birth Story

When I first found out I was pregnant with Juliana I was freaking out because it wasn't exactly planned. Howie and I got married in June 2014 and went on our honeymoon in July. I got off birth control right after our honeymoon and was convinced it would take me years to conceive. I lost… Continue reading Juliana’s Birth Story

Babies, Toddlers, family, love, motherhood, self care, surviving motherhood

Friday night vent sesh

Cue the poor me...just for this post. I gotta vent it out. It's 9pm on Friday night and both kids are awake. My kids are naturally wired and most people will say it's my fault because I ran and did Zumba throughout both my pregnancies. I had to put Hudson in his crib and let… Continue reading Friday night vent sesh