Easter was always a big celebration for my family growing up. I knew that if I ever had children we would make a big deal out of it too! My family had several traditions, and one of them was Easter baskets. Each year my parents would hide our baskets around the house and we would
We are planning on painting the exterior of our house sometime this summer, but in the meantime I’m trying to make the exterior look as welcoming as possible. One of the ways I am doing that is by keeping a wreath up. I love having a wreath on the front door of our home and
Confession Time! Before I had a baby I just knew that we weren’t going to give him a pacifier. I had read that babies could get confused using one and may have trouble nursing. I knew that he shouldn’t have one….. Fast forward about 2 days after he was born. We gave him a pacifier!
Infertility can be a painful and lonely journey. No matter what your age or how long you have been struggling with infertility, it is a difficult road to take. My journey began in 2008 after I got married and found out that I may never be able to get pregnant. I hope that by sharing
One of the hardest things about being a new mom was not getting enough sleep each night. During my son’s first year of life, I never got a whole night’s sleep which was physically and emotionally draining. I knew that if I could just get some sleep, I would have more energy and be happier.
Phone scrolling: thumbs running up and down, head bent down, eyes intently focused on the screen held in the hand. I’m guilty of it, and I see it everywhere I go. One of the most common places I see it is during wait times: at the doctor’s office, at a restaurant, even in the
My grandma had a room in her house that was full of family pictures. I used to love looking at all of the pictures whenever we visited. The wall was filled with a mixture of new and old photos. Some were black and white, some were colored. There were pictures of my grandparents throughout the