ACTUAL ESSENTIALS!

I remember sitting in the ob/gyn’s office and browsing the baby magazines which all have a new baby checklist and i would feel TOTALLY NOT ready because i just didn’t invest in all the things they said I needed… to be honest, those lists can make you feel really inadequate but rest assured, for the first…

Freshly Picked | Baby Moccasins {GIVEAWAY–CLOSED}

I received these in the mail today and I was in LOVE with the color but this review has less to do with me and more to do with my 13 month old who doesn’t want to remove these shoes from her feet! In case you are wondering, it has nothing to do with her…

5 Tips on Bringing Home a New Baby

He woke up in the middle of the night and realized we weren’t home. There was crying and sadness at 2 am and lots of checking the garage and driveway for his daddy’s car and so when we did come back home with a new baby, he wasn’t entirely sure about her. Today, 6  1/2…

Be Still My Heart | Less Haste

The baby is finally asleep in her swing and as usual, I am fitting in alone time with my other kids… my 3 year old runs away  and races up the stairs, telling me “I be right back”… in about 10 seconds I hear running coming from my room, where the baby is sleeping. I…

Birth Story | 05/18/2008

The story of the birth of my first child, the one who made me “mama”.This was originally written on May 17th, 2009. I am only now choosing to share it.