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29 Things I’m Thankful For

29 Things I’m Thankful For

It’s my birthday! Today I turn 29. I thought I’d celebrate by reflecting on 29 things I’m thankful for.  Here we go… (Not really in any particular order)  My husband. He’s my partner in everything. My friend. The love of my life (of course, he’s always #1!) My sweet Little A. She made me a mama, fills my days with joy (and only sometimes with tantrums), and is my constant source of inspiration!  Extended Family, near and far (well…mostly they…

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2016: A Year in Review

2016: A Year in Review

Another year has gone by and so much has happened! Here are some highlights from 2016: January Early in January, A stopped breastfeeding. We had been going strong for 7 months when my supply started to drop and she still seemed hungry after eating so we gradually switched to formula. At the end of January, A took her first plane ride to Orlando for her uncle’s wedding. A was a flower girl for the first time and I carried her…

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Bikini Shopping After Baby

Bikini Shopping After Baby

I was shopping for a new swim suit the other day. Swim suit shopping has always been a bit of a challenge for me and I was finding it even more so with my post-baby body. Before I had my daughter, I wouldn’t ¬†hesitate to buy a bikini. Standing in front of the dressing room mirror though, I wondered, “can I still pull this off? Am I too old for a bikini? Is it even OK for someone’s mom to…

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Advice for my 15-Year-Old Self

Advice for my 15-Year-Old Self

At some point everyone says, “If I knew then what I know now…” I know we can’t go back. But what if we could? I’ve been thinking about the summer when I was 15 recently. I had just finished 9th grade, my best friend was moving out of state, and at the time,  it felt like the world was ending. I didn’t know how I was going to survive the rest of high school without the person who was like a…

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