How to Feel Like a New Woman

Picture this scenario. You are getting on a plane to fly 3,000 miles across the country when you overhear the flight attendants talking about how the pilot has been flying for 24 hours already. How would you feel about that? Would you jump for joy and say “let’s go!”? Probably not, right? I’m guessing you […] Read more…

3 Things I Do To Make a Big Decision

The last year of my life has brought an intense amount of stress, worry, and overwhelm. We decided to have the hubs apply for a job that would take us across the country. He got it. I resigned from teaching. I found out I was pregnant with baby 2. I became a stay at home […] Read more…

To My Baby Girl on Your Second Birthday

My Dearest Maddilyn, You have completely rocked my world. Three years ago, we had just gotten back from a Hawaiian vacation of a lifetime and I was celebrating my 30th birthday. I was also coming to terms with the fact that you were not God’s plan for your daddy and me.   Read more…

How It All Started… A Marriage Proposal

Walking down a beach, with the breeze blowing in your hair. On a sports marquee. In a beautiful candle-lit restaurant for all to see. These are just three ways that your significant other can propose marriage to you. And three ways that my husband did NOT propose marriage. Now, I know putting this out there […] Read more…

Lessons of the Last Year

  Wow! It is so crazy to me that I am about to be a mom for the second time! Two weeks from now, I will have 2 kids under the age of 2. WHA?! If you would have told me a year ago that I would quit teaching, be across the country, staying home […] Read more…

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Liebster Award

Oh my goodness! I have been nominated for a Liebster Award! This is a girl that does not get nominated for awards and I couldn’t be more thrilled! I was nominated by Read more…

Infertility

9 Truths About Infertility

Infertility is a beast.  It sucks you up, beats you up, and leaves your world upside down. I am one of the lucky ones.  I know this.  But I still remember the pain that those seven years brought me.  They cut me like a knife and there was no turning back.  Just when I thought […] Read more…

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Surviving Without Power

I’m not sure how they did it back in the pioneer days.  No power.  No heat.  No microwave.  Sheesh!  Last week was a rough one for sure! Let me set the mood… Monday… Snow storm comes in.  Hubby’s flight is delayed/cancelled, so he decides to drive for his work trip. (as a psychotic pregnant woman […] Read more…

Becoming a Stay-at-Home Mom

My entire life all I ever wanted to do was become a mom.  Not only a mom, but to be able to stay at home with my children.  For the seven years that we tried (a post for another time), I slowly gave up on the dream of a stay-at-home mom.  When we found out […] Read more…

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