Dream vs. Nightmare: What’s your mamahood?

                    What I had dreamed would be the greatest time of my life turned out to be a complete nightmare. The dream began when I was a very little girl. All I thought about was the day…

Buttery Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies

Prep time: 10-15 minutes Cook time: 10 minutes I am just saying I was blessed with the BEST roommates in college that obviously gave me terrific recipes. I feel like it is always hard to find a great chocolate chip cookie recipe. Look no further, you have come…

BEST TIP EVER: Spread Love Around Like Confetti.

I don’t know why but my heart has been heavy all day today. It could be because love hurts. We have been given the blessing of love. It is universally understood but cannot be explained. Love can also be a curse. Love causes an ache so…

Confessions of a Postpartum Mama

There’s something very surreal about sitting down to write your own personal life experiences. Surreal? More like scary… terrifying… yes, let’s go with terrifying. It might just be because the topic is something people don’t often open up about to random strangers on the internet (hello,…

The Ultimate Guide to Sleep Training: Babywise

I have a lot of people make comments on how lucky I am that O sleeps through the night and that he has since he was 5 weeks old. You read that right, he has slept through the night since he was 5 weeks old. The…

4 Reasons I Am Running A[nother] Half-Marathon

I ran a half marathon last June in Yellowstone with my sister-in-law and husband. It was one of the WORST experiences of my life. I didn’t realize the entire thing was a trail run and I did not train on a dirt trail once during my…

Why They Don’t Tell You

January 16, 2017 To my baby boy, We celebrated your one-year birthday today. I can finally say that I understand why they don’t tell you what it really means to be a parent. Before I became a parent, everyone warned me that I would never get…