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Improving Health as a Busy Mom

Journey to better health as a busy mom

I am doing something I never, ever thought I would do on this little ol’ blog of mine, I am stepping out of my comfort zone and sharing details of my journey to better health and weight loss. Now, I have no intentions of making this a blog all about products nor am I going […]

Ellery: 8 Months Old

Age:  8 months Weight:  Not sure. Diapers/clothes: She is still in cloth diapers. Wearing six and nine-month clothes. Also, we can’t keep socks on her! She loves to pull them off and chew on them.  Eating:  She is still nursing but also eating solids one to two times per day. As I mentioned before we […]

The Emotional Side Of Motherhood

The emotional side of motherhood

It’s nearing midnight and I am lying awake in bed while little E sleeps soundly next to me, her tiny rapid breaths reminding me I should be sleeping because she will be awake soon to eat. The Emotions of Children Growing She had her 4-month check-up today and it is still so crazy to me […]

Ellery: 4 Months Old

Our little lady is FOUR months old! This month has been one of the most fun so far. Miss Ellery is really starting to show her personality and it has been awesome watching her blossom. She is quite the diva and gets frustrated when things aren’t exactly as she would like. Our baby girl is […]

And Then There Were Two: One Month In

Adjusting to life with two little ones. Becoming a mom of two

It’s been a little over three weeks since we welcomed little Ellery and after my first week solo parenting (Jacob is back to work) I thought it’d be a good time to reflect on what it is like to be a mom of two: reality vs what I had imagined. When I was pregnant with […]

Big Brother Meeting Baby Sister

From the moment I found out I was pregnant I began imaging what it would be like for Asher meeting his baby sister. How would Asher react? Would he be jealous? Would he like his new sibling? I was full of anticipation and excitement. Helping Big Brother Adjust to the Idea of Baby Sister It […]

Ellery’s Birth Story: Part 3

Birth story

Read Ellery’s Birth Story Parts one and Part two Once we were back in our room Ellery and I had our first nursing session. It was beautiful and she took to it like a champ. She nursed, unlatched, and fell right to sleep. While I was enjoying these first moments with my little lady, the […]

Welcome, Ellery! Birth Story Part 2

birth story part two

If you haven’t had a chance please read part one here.  Caution: The following includes details of my daughter’s unexpectedly scary entrance into this world which includes mention of infant loss.  We loaded the car up with our bags and headed off to the hospital. We arrived at the hospital a bit before six and we were taken back to […]

Welcome Ellery! Birth Story Part One

Birth story part one

I know I am a bit late on getting this posted but it is crazy around here and finding time to blog has been nearly impossible. The adventure of getting our little lady in our arms was nearly a 180 from what we had expected and it has taken some time to process. So without anymore […]

Motherhood Lessons and What I’ve Learned Along the Way

Motherhood lessons and things learned in motherhood.

I can’t believe in just a few short months I will be a mama to two littles. With the upcoming change (and perhaps a touch of pregnancy hormones making me emotional) I have been reflecting on what the motherhood lessons I have learned over the last two years. Two years seems so recent and yet […]