Making promises to myself..

I make promises to people all the time- promise I’ll get that done for you, promise I’ll call tonight, promise to be there- and I’m pretty good at following through (minus a couple episodes of mom brain). But do you know who I absolutely cannot keep a promise to? Myself. When I first got diagnosedContinue reading “Making promises to myself..”

Root Canals and Gratitude

Life has been getting a little crazy here lately! We have been juggling dentist appointments (oh joy), doctors appointments, and getting ready to go back to work. It’s been tough in all honesty. I work at a school so the summertime was supposed to be this great thing filled with family days and date nights,Continue reading “Root Canals and Gratitude”

Sunday Morning Cheesecake Danish

I’m a sucker for any type of pastry or danish, but they look so complicated to make right? Wrong! I have a super simple recipe that uses pre-made puff pastry. These pretty braided danishes are great for sunday morning breakfast or an dessert with coffee. Added bonus they make you look fancy! Ingredients: Pepperidge FarmContinue reading “Sunday Morning Cheesecake Danish”

How to Baby-Proof Your Marriage

Lack of sleep, long nights with nothing but tears, feeling like you have no idea what your doing, Having a baby changes the dynamic of many relationships, but probably the most effected relationship: your marriage. My husband and I had been married for less than year when we found out that we were pregnant withContinue reading “How to Baby-Proof Your Marriage”

When it’s more than just Worry: Postpartum Anxiety

I have postpartum anxiety. Those words feel foreign as I type them. Over the past month I have been struggling to figure out exactly how this defines me, what dies this mean for me as a mother? While I have yet to come up with very many answers I felt it was important to goContinue reading “When it’s more than just Worry: Postpartum Anxiety”

Troubleshooting Breastfeeding

If you are having any trouble nursing please contact a lactation specialist. You can find one here. Starting a good and strong nursing relationship with your newborn will be vital to their development, any questions or concerns you have would be gladly answered by a specialist. I by no means am a lactation specialist, IContinue reading “Troubleshooting Breastfeeding”

Drug Store Beauty Haul

I like makeup as much as the next girl, but my guilty pleasure is skin products. A good scrub, eye cream, or mask can completely change the course if my day. But with a new little one sucking up all our cash (he really did need that tether and sunnies-I swear) and doctor, dentist, andContinue reading “Drug Store Beauty Haul”

Why I chose a Birth Center

When I was pregnant I started my care with my OBGYN with every expectation that I would be delivering our little one in the traditional hospital setting. Hospitals have always given me the creepies- in my life a visit to the hospital was surrounded by sorrow and grief. It was by no means a placeContinue reading “Why I chose a Birth Center”