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Kayaking

Heather and I have gotten into manyyyy shenanigans over the years but this one has to be the best (worst?). We were about twelve years old or so and my mom was running a summer program that my little sister was in, she had to be around ten at the time, we thought it would… Continue reading Kayaking

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First Sleepover

While reminiscing the other day I couldn’t help but think about my first slumber party. Well my first slumber party at someone else’s house. I have never been one that likes to sleep outside of my home so this was a big step for me. It was my twelfth birthday and just when there was… Continue reading First Sleepover

Divorce · Marriage · Relationships

Divorce

My parents divorced when I was eight years old, at the time I didn’t understand what that meant. When you are eight years old all you care about is Barbie’s, playing with your friends, and going to the mall (what else can you do in a small town?). I knew other kids whose parents weren’t… Continue reading Divorce

Trying to Concieve

TTC

For those of you who already understand the title this post is for you... TTC is short for Trying To Conceive, it means you are actively trying to have a baby (bow chicka wow wow). When I was TTC my second child I went on all the blogs, websites and apps to read up what… Continue reading TTC

Mommy Only · Parenthood

Self- Knowledge

As the movie Divergent is playing on the television I watch the parent’s faces as their daughter Beatrice picks a different faction than theirs and it’s heartbreaking. They look so devastated at the same time though Beatrice may look sad but there is also relief. She made a choice that was from her heart, she… Continue reading Self- Knowledge

Birth · Mommy Only · Parenthood · Pregancy

Ready or Not

As the title says ready or not kids will come. When I found out I was pregnant with my first child I was completely unprepared for what was about to happen in my life. Prior to having my kids I’ve worked two jobs since high school and I was a full time college student, my… Continue reading Ready or Not

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My Best Friend

Where do I even start?! Oh I know… Heather- Grab some tissues; because I know you and this is gonna get sappy. I know everyone has a best friend who just makes their life great but I don’t want to brag… alright yes I do, my best friend is incredible. While looking through pictures on… Continue reading My Best Friend

Mommy Only · Parenthood

Momming

(I hadn't meant for this to become poem-esque but it did...)   Momming can be hard Days that feel like they will never end When the kids won’t stop screaming And laundry is overflowing   The toddler is sick And the baby is teething Pets to take care of Doctor’s appointment got missed   Errands… Continue reading Momming

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Critics

Everyone wishes they will do something profound in life. Whether that is lots of money, jobs, or other types of accomplishment. They want what they do to be noticed. People want to be paid attention to. Although there comes a cost when seeking attention and acceptance; judgement. When people put themselves out there for the… Continue reading Critics