Today's Flashback Friday is dear to my heart. It's one of the original reasons for this whole blog. I became a mom in 2011 with the birth of my daughter. It's been the best, most challenging, loving, tiring, uncertain, and amazing adventure I'll ever have. I'm forever grateful to God for blessing me with motherhood. … Continue reading Flashback Friday: Motherhood, 2011
Now that our family and friends know, I can finally announce some exciting baby bump news here for all of you loyal readers: We're expecting a baby boy! 🙂 Our little guy is due on my daughter's birthday in October, so this should make for some interesting birthday party planning down the road. The two … Continue reading BIG News!
It's no surprise that becoming a mommy changes you. We all know about the obvious physical changes such as weight gain. It was a hard fought battle, but my weight is now back down to where it was pre-marriage! Woohoo! Many of you may have heard about some of the more common emotional changes. For … Continue reading Mommyhood Changes You
Here's the conclusion of the Mommyhood Dictionary I started a few weeks back. I hope you've enjoyed it! W walk (v): You took your first steps when you were 14 months old. Your Nana and I were enjoying a couple of days at the beach with you (your Daddy stayed home). You learned rather quickly once you … Continue reading Mommyhood Dictionary: Letters W to Z
Here's the second-to-the-last installment of my Mommyhood Dictionary. I started it a few weeks back after being inspired by a clever book I had read. R registry (n): I have to admit: I went a little nuts when it came time to select items for my registry when I was pregnant with you, Emily. We were … Continue reading Mommyhood Dictionary: Letters R to V
Here's a continuation of the Mommyhood Dictionary that I started a couple weeks ago. M mother (n and v): Becoming a mother has been one of my greatest accomplishments. It all seems so natural for me to be in this role and I pray that I am doing my job well with you, Emily. N … Continue reading Mommyhood Dictionary: Letters M to Q
Here's a continuation of the Mommyhood Dictionary that I started last week. I am writing it to my daughter, Emily. G girl (n): Before the all-important ultrasound which showed you were a girl, I was convinced you were a boy, even though I really wanted a girl. I was even calling you Logan, the name … Continue reading Mommyhood Dictionary: Letters G to L