Baby, Motherhood

7 Things I Learned About Being a Stay-at-home Mom

As a woman in her late twenties, I was brought up knowing that I would go to a four-year college right after high school. After that, I ended up going for my master's while building my career as a state employee. I didn't truly know what I wanted to do, but I knew that I… Continue reading 7 Things I Learned About Being a Stay-at-home Mom

Baby, Blogmas, Christmas, Creative Writing

Christmas Lights through Baby’s Eyes

My husband is super thoughtful, even on the days when it seems like we aren't seeing eye to eye. Today I came home from work and went about our evening routine with getting the baby some dinner, reading to him, and playing a little before getting ready for bed. Once we headed upstairs to start… Continue reading Christmas Lights through Baby’s Eyes

Baby, Blogmas, Christmas

Pictures with Santa

When picturing the day that I would become a mom, I often pictured what it would be like around the holiday season with kids; the baking traditions, opening gifts on Christmas morning, taking pictures with Santa, etc. These were such wonderful fantasies of mine and now I'm finally able to start indulging in them as… Continue reading Pictures with Santa

Baby, Motherhood

To the Moms Whose Baby Doesn’t Sleep Through the Night…

Shout out to the moms whose baby doesn't sleep through the night!🙌 You're the real MVP and this one is for you.🏆 Exhausted? Frustrated? Questioning existence? Yes, yes, and yes! I know the feeling and I sympathize for what you're going through. This isn't a post about how to get your child to sleep through… Continue reading To the Moms Whose Baby Doesn’t Sleep Through the Night…

Baby, Baby Shower, Gifts, Motherhood, Pregnancy

13 Baby Shower Gifts I Couldn’t Live Without

First time parenting is rough. You have no clue what you're doing and you really don't know how to prepare. No matter how many books you read or what advice you chose to listen to, your baby and your experience will be different. You will learn an exponential amount about parenthood along the way and… Continue reading 13 Baby Shower Gifts I Couldn’t Live Without