Comparison is the Thief of Joy

Hello everyone! Lately I've been dealing with something new to me. It's a challenge that I am working to overcome and one that I am not used to dealing with. It all started when I was scrolling my Instagram one day, just six weeks before I had my son. I saw a cute girl who [...]

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One Year

One Year At A Glance My husband and I celebrated our one year anniversary today and it was lovely! So much has happened in our lives this year: We lived in 3 different apartments We moved twice while I was pregnant We got pregnant and had our baby We lived in two different cities We [...]

My Birth Story

It's high time I break my long silence. Hello everyone! Life has been so crazy. I feel like from one blog post to the next things were changing faster than I could write. And so I didn't! I put my blog on the back burner in order to navigate the major life changes that have [...]

Our Parental Responsibility

I've had something on my mind a lot lately. What better place to spill it out than on the internet where I can be torn to pieces by the internet trolls?? Okay, that was sarcastic, but also kind of true. I have had some thoughts lately that have been spurred by some recent events in [...]

Theme Thursday: The Proposal

If you've missed out on the first three parts of this story, check them out here, here, and here. The Proposal After meeting each other's families it became even more clear to us that we wanted to be together forever. We talked about marriage and knew a proposal was on the horizon. Alex picked out [...]

Theme Thursday: Meeting the Families

If you've missed part one and part two of this story, don't forget to check them out! Part 3: Meeting the Families As time went on, it became clear to Alex and I that things with us were getting serious. One night after another great date, we decided that it was about time we met [...]

25 Week Pregnancy Update

Hello again friends!! It's time (well, way past time) for a pregnancy update! A lot has happened and baby boy has grown so much in the last 4 weeks. Here's what's going on!   How big is baby? This week baby boy is as big as a head of cauliflower! I use two different pregnancy [...]

Theme Thursday: Our First Kiss

It's the month of love!! I'm sharing my Love Story this month. If you missed part one, you can read it here. Part 2: Our First Kiss As Alex and I spent a little more time together, I knew pretty quickly that I had strong feelings developing for him. I started thinking that we were [...]

Theme Thursday: How We Met

It's the month of love! And so without further adieu (and in response to questions and comments from my readers) I give you...My Love Story. This is the story of the man who changed my life forever. Alex Smith. Not the quarterback. My husband. Part 1: How We Met Once upon a time, I (like [...]