Parenthood

Body Image and Beauty

Throughout everyone single person’s life they will have a battle with body image and how they perceive themselves to some extent. “Why can’t I look like her?” “I wish I was skinnier” “If only my boobs were bigger” I wish, Why, If only… every last thought that follows those words will only hinder how we… Continue reading Body Image and Beauty

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Divorce · Mommy Only · Parenthood

Finding Air

Raise your hands if you are… Over worked Overwhelmed or just plain Over It.   Every day there seems to be a new stress in life; the kids are sick, the cat peed on your clothes, the bills are late, and the car just broke down. Whatever the case is for you, you’re just feeling… Continue reading Finding Air

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

Parenthood

My Arms

My arms are strong And yet they are weak They comfort, protect and hold you Never have they been so full   My arms are strong Some days feel like they carry the weight of the world But the moment you snuggle close I could hold you forever without tiring   My arms are strong… Continue reading My Arms

Parenthood

Where has the time gone?

It has been forever since I have had the energy to sit down to write anything for the blog. It’s not that I don’t want to, because I do, I have just been pushing myself to finish my classes, get ready for my internship, and try my best at succeeding with this new company I… Continue reading Where has the time gone?

Parenthood

I need you

As a society I believe we make children grow up too quickly; for instance, babies and young children sleeping through the night. What a completely laughable idea; however, there are some unicorn babies out there that from the start are great sleepers but most aren’t like that. Developmentally they will get there in their own… Continue reading I need you

Marriage · Parenthood · Relationships

Burn out, Appreciation, and Grace

One of my friends was talking the other day about being exhausted, not just sleep exhausted but how everything seems to take so much more effort after kids. Maybe it’s from having to herd kids around all day? Maybe it’s the not getting constant sleep to make up for what happens on the daily? Maybe… Continue reading Burn out, Appreciation, and Grace

Parenthood

The Threenager

Kids make life an adventure that’s for sure, in my house we are going through the three’s and holy crap are they a doozy. Several of my mom friends I’ve talked to who have children around the same age say their kids are going through all the same stuff, back-talking, whining, not listening, basically acting… Continue reading The Threenager

Parenthood

525,600 Minutes

I’m feeling sappy this week as you can tell by my writing, but this week has been full of all the feels. My babies are growing up, on one hand I’m so happy to see them grow but on the flip side it just seems to go so fast. My son turned 1 yesterday and… Continue reading 525,600 Minutes