The Happiest Place on Earth

***Disclaimer: This post contains an obsessive amount of photos, provides more information than you probably care to hear, and is dripping with ooey-gooey sappiness.  This past week, my husband and I were blessed with the opportunity to take our little ‘Princess” to The Happiest Place on Earth, Disney World. Although I typically steer clear from … Continue reading

Parenting Style

Overprotective. Pushover. Guilt-driven. Fun-loving. Smothering. Disciplinarian. I read an article recently describing the different types of parenting and asking the question, “What is your parenting style?” Well…that depends. On the day, the circumstance, whether or not I’ve eaten in the last four hours. Hey, just being honest! After giving it some thought, I came to … Continue reading

I Would Never…

Before I became a Mommy I judged…Mommies. Horrible I know. But because I have been there…judging…I hold no ill-will for those that now judge me. I get it! We, Mommies,  relentlessly shove pictures of our babies in your face, or take over you Facebook news feed. We talk about really inappropriate things at really inappropriate … Continue reading

The Pressures of Mommahood

I had a conversation with one of my sweetest friends yesterday who just so happens to be a new Mommy. She repeated the age old saying, “Being a Momma is by far the hardest job in the world, and the most rewarding.” She admitted that although she had heard this time and time again before … Continue reading

The Year of The Happy Face

**This should have been posted yesterday, but I was too busy having fun with the birthday girl** One year ago today, after 36 hours without sleep, 24 of which I was certain I would die before ever laying eyes on my littlest girl, after vomiting until I literally had nothing left and then vomiting some … Continue reading

The Girl Who Made Me A Mommy- Three Years Later

Emotional doesn’t even begin to describe my January 15ths. For on this day, three years ago, I was shaken to the core, my world was flipped upside down, and I have never been the same…and I am so thankful for that. Today is my girl’s birthday. She has been counting down the days for…well, months. … Continue reading

The Best Yet

December 31, 2012. Just like that, another year has come and gone. And not just any year…nope, the best year! 2012 has been chock full of blessings. My Little Harper turned 2 in January, which means in two short weeks she will be 3 (GASP!). She is my miracle baby, and as I tell her … Continue reading

It’s The Most Wonderful Time of The Year

Are we sure I’m 31? Because this Christmas I feel like a kid again! I am consumed with all things Christmas. The stockings. The decor. The menu. The magic. The meaning!  I have honestly never been this excited for a holiday. My husband relates and has concluded that the excitement stems from the fact that … Continue reading

30 Days of Thanks

1 Thessalonians 5:18 -Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. Day 1- I am thankful for God’s mercy on me. Day 2- I am thankful for my best friend in the entire world, my partner in crime, my prince charming, and the person who knows … Continue reading

Dearest NICU Staff

November is Prematurity Awareness Month. Prematurity is the number one cause of death for newborns and in the US, 1 out of every 8 babies is born early. Our prematurity rate has increased by 35% in the past 25 years, costing more than 26 billion dollars a year. After our daughter was born early and … Continue reading