Birth · Parenthood · Pregancy

Becoming a Mother

To my childhood friend before the birth of your daughter: We have been friends for as long as I can remember. Although we don’t talk as regularly as we used to I’m thrilled we are still there for the big events in each other’s lives. I can’t believe how soon it will be until your… Continue reading Becoming a Mother

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Birth · Pregancy

Becky’s Top 10 Pregnancy Tips

Pregnancy does crazy things to your body, one moment you're happy as a clam the next you're trying not to cry into your ice cream (tears tend to ruin the flavor a tad bit). In no particular order I’ve compiled a list of a few pregnancy tips I’ve learned along the way. Enjoy mamas!  … Continue reading Becky’s Top 10 Pregnancy Tips

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

Birth · Pregancy

The Second Journey- Part 2

After the midwife stripped my membranes at my 9am appointment labor instantly started, by the time an hour went by contractions were coming but not in a constant pattern. By 11 am I was in full blown labor, contractions every 5 minutes apart. By 1pm I was telling my husband he needs to come home.… Continue reading The Second Journey- Part 2

Birth · Pregancy

The Second Journey- Part 1

While at work one day and I just felt it, I just knew it. I was pregnant. The next day I was going to go visit my grandmother in the hospital, on the way I picked up a test with my toddler in tow. We got to the hospital and we went straight to the… Continue reading The Second Journey- Part 1

Birth · Pregancy

The First Journey- Part 2

The night after I had gone to the doctors started out uneventful. Relaxed for a bit and went to bed at 10 pm. I woke up an hour later and thought my water was leaking and I was cramping about every 5 minutes. I piddled around for about an hour while texting with my mom,… Continue reading The First Journey- Part 2

Birth · Pregancy

The First Journey- Part 1

When you find out for the first time you will be a parent there is a range of emotions that you go through. I remember when I found out the first time like it was just yesterday, here is my first journey becoming a mom… I had been having trouble with my stomach so I… Continue reading The First Journey- Part 1

Marriage · Pregancy

Seasons

I read this article once, it talked about "seasons" that marriages go through. Anyone who has been in a relationship knows what I'm talking about. It's those times that the relationship changes; like that special time right after marriage -the honeymoon phase, or when children come into the picture. Those good times and the bad.… Continue reading Seasons