We are super excited to share our big news finally! I've been waiting with anticipation to tell our friends for about six weeks now. We told our family just a few weeks ago. I was a little more hesitant to tell the world this time, since we had been trying to conceive for months with… Continue reading We’re pregnant (again)!
My daughter is getting so intelligent that it’s beginning to pain me. She is no longer the small infant that we goo’ed over not so long ago. I remember when we first brought her home, I would put her swing right next to the couch and just watch her sleep all day long. I held… Continue reading The Independence Curve
2020 hasn’t been perfect, but there has been perfect moments within it.
I held you in my arms Minutes after you were born I looked into your perfect, sweet face And felt something in my heart That has yet to be recreated There is no love like a Mother’s We feel your pain deeper than you do Our hearts swell with pride Even when you don’t notice… Continue reading A Vulnerable Heart
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Let's talk about milestones. Watching your child grow and explore their environment has always had such a hold on me. I can't help but feel such a disconnection between the child I was once pregnant with and the child I'm now watching run, talk, and grow. The milestones of pregnancy are amazing,too. One month they're… Continue reading The Soul-Awakening Power of Motherhood
Nap time is about the same time every day We start our day with breakfast and play I cherish our hugs and the laughs we share But when she tires, I’m never prepared I wish all day I had more time to myself But when she’s asleep my books stay on the shelf I plan… Continue reading When She is Asleep
I’m not always the best mom Sometimes I raise my voice Sometimes I just want to be left alone Sometimes at 3am I mutter that I’m tired of being a mom Sometimes I don’t pay enough attention Sometimes I would rather go to a restaurant and not have to deal with a child that can’t… Continue reading I’m not always the best mom
The curls frame her face as if God himself placed them perfectly Oh, how her hair has changed so much since the day she was born Where her entire hand once wrapped around one of my fingers, She now holds my hand as we cross the street She looks up at me and smiles, a… Continue reading Like an Angel
You may remember that a few weeks back I published a Facebook post with a link to a survey. I asked specifically for moms to help me out with a new blog series I was working on. I got a TON of responses and I think I've finally made enough time to share those results… Continue reading Part I: What We Love About Being a Mom