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No Mo’ Momo, Please!

No Mo’ Momo, Please!

I dont know about you, but I am tired of seeing Momo’s ugly face on my timeline. If you don’t know who Momo is, it’s a character (that has since gone viral) that pops up in the middle of some kids shows on YouTube and […]

Balance Series: Hustle Vs. Rest

Balance Series: Hustle Vs. Rest

As a millennial I have a hard time figuring out the balance between working and resting. I constantly find myself between the rock of having a social life and the hard place of adulthood. Social media and the millennial upbringing has done a great job […]

Let’s Get Real About NICU PTSD (Part 2)

Let’s Get Real About NICU PTSD (Part 2)

My son Austin was due on August 15, 2014.   To my surprise, I delivered him on May 3, 2014. To my dismay, I didn’t meet him until May 5, 2014.  I couldn’t hold him until May 12th, Mother’s Day of that year and we […]

Let’s Get Real About NICU PTSD (Part 1)

Let’s Get Real About NICU PTSD (Part 1)

When my son was born he spent two weeks in the NICU. He was poked and picked at. He cried a lot –I cried a lot and honestly the doctors never really pinpointed what the issue was. He got better, by the grace of God […]

Reasons You Can’t Kick Your Anxiety

Reasons You Can’t Kick Your Anxiety

Recently, my husband and I moved and decided to “start over” to an extent. We both had a bunch of hand-me-down furniture from college and decided to get rid of it and start fresh. New beginnings sometimes look like frustration and realizing that furniture is […]

For The Forgotten Mama

For The Forgotten Mama

I love those Glade spritzy things. You know the air fresheners that send a mist of Hawaiian Breeze into the air every 30 minutes? I love those. Even though my diffuser loving friends say they are toxic, I love them because after trying plug-in air fresheners […]

An Armchair and a Bare Christmas Tree

An Armchair and a Bare Christmas Tree

My husband and I have moved a lot since getting married in 2015. When we married, we were transitioning out of college and into adult life. We didn’t look like the other married couples we knew. The other couples had kids, were established and us, well […]

Recognizing the Presence

Recognizing the Presence

Elijah is very independent and will play by himself for a long time. When he does this I often capitalize on it and try to get a load of laundry done, wash dishes, write a post or tackle meal prepping. For the most part, this […]

Just Out of Reach

Just Out of Reach

My son is right on the brink of crawling. He can get up on all fours by himself, but right now he just rocks back and forth (which is too precious). His Daddy and I have been doing a lot of floor time with him encouraging […]

How to W.I.N

How to W.I.N

I love being a wife! I love my husband. I love that I get to be with my best friend all day, every day. I love our union and all the things that come with that. I have loved it since the beginning and as […]