Well, today's been a rough one. I am about to be 12 weeks pregnant and my daughter is 16 months old. I knew that this would be difficult for me but, I guess I didn't know just how unforgiving and overwhelming being pregnant while also taking care of a toddler would feel. I am so … Continue reading Pregnant with a Toddler
I haven't written on here in a long time, mainly because I had no time but, also because I had no idea how to word all of my feelings. There have been so many different emotions the past few months, so much I've needed to get off my chest but didn't know how to. So, … Continue reading Who Am I?
Today, I wanted to talk to you guys about an amazing company called The Storks' Warehouse. Rose Campbell, a mom of 5 from Katy, TX, is the co-founder along with another mom named Jennifer Jeppson. The Stork's Warehouse offers amazing gift boxes for every trimester of pregnancy, including breastfeeding, and newborn. The fact that they … Continue reading The Stork’s Warehouse: The Best Pregnancy Subscription
Learn to appreciate the "Sunday Scaries". You know that feeling of dread you get on Sunday night knowing you have to go back to work the next day? The unwelcome reminder of all those responsibilities you hid from for the past two days? It still happens, even when you don't leave your house. I used … Continue reading How to Be a Stay-at-Home Mom
And so I made a little girl How super cool for me I waited 9 long months for this And now my body’s free It’s also very different and I’m getting sick of this I’ll fill you in on how a baby Screws your shit up, sis First and most important Is the sweat and … Continue reading Postpartum Body – A Poem
Probably the hardest part for me about being a new mom has been sleep regressions. No one warned me about these and I definitely was not prepared. I thought that once we were past the newborn phase, things would only get better. Lol Lilly hit her first sleep regression at around 4 months and, I … Continue reading Sleep Regression
So, we have finally started trying to feed Lilly solid foods. Mush. We're feeding her mush. I didn't think that it would be difficult but, Lilly doesn't seem to understand what's happening. She opens her mouth now and lunges for the spoon but, she then get's confused when she feels the puree. I don't think … Continue reading Do me a solid.
Happy new year to everyone reading this! I hope this year brings us all wonderful things 🙂 This year was definitely one to remember for me. I experienced the highest of highs with the birth of Lillian and the lowest of lows with the passing of my grandmother. I miss her every single day. I … Continue reading New Year Thoughts
Lillian's first Christmas was wonderful 🙂 We spent a week with my mom and grandpa in San Antonio and then spent a night in Austin to see Paul's dad, step mom, and some friends. Lillian got SPOILED with presents and we learned that she loves, loves, loves toys. She also got a bunch of cute … Continue reading Christmas Trip
Lilly had her first fever the other day while Paul was at work. It was terrifying. It got up to 102! I had no idea how to make it better; I was completely overwhelmed. My first instinct was to take her to the ER immediately but, Paul had the good sense to have me call … Continue reading Baby’s First Fever