• 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 bath time, I heard some pounding on the wall, like someone hammering. I went into the room and there he was, hanging up Christmas lights on the ceiling and the wall! I put our son down on the ground to play for a couple minutes while my husband finished the final touches. After, he turned…

  • Blogmas,  Christmas

    My Favorite Time of the Year

    You all already know the popular saying that this time of the year is “the most wonderful time of the year.” I recently met with a friend of mine over dinner and drinks and learned that she can’t wait until the holidays are over and this made me a little sad inside. For her, this time of year brought the realization that people she loved where no longer walking the Earth and things have drastically changed for the holiday season for her family since those passings. While I understand that there are MANY people out there who can’t stand the holiday time (and I whole heartedly acknowledge how they feel),…

  • Blogmas,  Christmas

    My First Blogmas

    Happy December!???????????? I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving holiday and enjoyed all things fall had to offer this year. I’m stoked that Christmas is just around the corner! Christmas is my favorite time of year, but even better this year is the fact that I get to see the holiday magic through my toddler’s eyes! Also new for me this Christmas is my ambition to take part in the popular “blogmas” series. Blogmas incorporates the holiday season into various blog posts, such as DIY Christmas gifts, Christmas traditions, hopes for the New Year, etc. The most ambitious part of it is that I will create and publish a post…

  • Pregnancy

    Being Pregnant: The Challenges & Joy Associated with Pregnancy

    As I sit here and feel this little person moving and grooving inside me, I can’t help but reflect on the journey that we have been through since finding out that he was in there. As many can relate, being pregnant is a journey filled with wonder, uncertainty, emotions, joy, and so much more. Our little man’s journey in his development has taught me something new everyday. The Beginning of Being Pregnant The first moment I found out that we were expecting, I felt the rush of those pregnancy symptoms in that moment: the room started spinning, I felt nauseous, shaky, excited, sweaty, and was ready to throw up all…