Before I start going into topics; I thought I should write down some realities that have set in. Anytime I've shared something truly honest, someone has reached out to say that they're in the same boat - and that's what this is all about. Going into the last couple months of pregnancy with Lennox I... Continue Reading →
10 steps to getting a toddler to sleep in their bed:
There are so many places to get advice right now. Many are contradicting, they seem straight forward, simple and sure to work. I've used this method for about 6 months now and it's going really well for me. Have any of you heard of it before? It's called reality. Start by drinking a glass of... Continue Reading →
mom, dad + 2.5 kids, right?
Everyone has drawn one of those 'picture perfect' families; you know the ones with a husband and a wife (both with smiles nonetheless), a boy and a girl child and then usually a dog as well. Everyone is holding hands in front of their house, the sun is shining and the perfect little stick figures... Continue Reading →
the reality of being a military spouse.
I don't share often about the reality of being a military family. It's something we sort of keep to ourselves, and really just continually go through the motions. But there's a lot of us; and I want to take some time to share the real life look of what it's like to be a military... Continue Reading →
There are so many adult things that I only started appreciating once I had a child. When I was an adult, without a child, these things were completely off the list. Here are my top 5: 1.Going to the Library- I have never been to the library so many times in my life, since having... Continue Reading →
365 days ago
My wild one is now ONE. A whole year has passed, and I think I'm supposed to say, "It went by so quickly." And in the grand scheme of things, yes a whole year has come and gone, but boy have we been busy. Splitting maternity/parental leave, getting our first house in order, 2 new... Continue Reading →
Have baby, will travel.
As most of you know I travel a LOT with Lincoln in tow. Zack and I both travel constantly for work and we just make each week work. One week never looks the same as the week previous and we rely so much on the support of our families for our crazy schedule. The upside... Continue Reading →
one and done.
I have always been a believer that we would have one baby (naturally). I was open to possibly adopting or becoming a foster parent once our child was older. But all of a sudden I've had these days where I text my husband and say "Yeah this child thing is cool, let's have another." Or... Continue Reading →
Stop what you're doing and read this. Flying has to be the weirdest human normalcy. I know that's sort of ironic, something normal being weird. But millions of people fly everyday and yet every aspect of it is weird. Hear me out. 1- goodness forbid that you want to pay for your cab ride on... Continue Reading →
would you rather?
Would you rather suffer a man cold or have a baby dealing with their first daycare sickness? Or would you rather deal with both, and have both suspects refuse to do anything about said sickness. I choose both - I mean, why not? They all say "Go Big or Go Home" right? My little rascal... Continue Reading →