• Baby,  Motherhood

    My Mom

    With Mother’s Day coming up, I wanted to take the time to reflect on the most influential role model in my life: my mom! A letter to my mom… From day one, the love you’ve had for me was an unconditional love that I could never understand until I had my baby. That instant connection, overpowering love, and natural instinct to protect are just a few things I felt growing up and now feel from your point of view with my own. I can never put into words how much I appreciate you as a mom and the many, MANY sacrifices you made for me as a child. And to…

  • Baby,  Motherhood

    Being Mommy

    The day our little one came into this world is a day our lives changed more than we could have ever imagined. Heck, the moment we found out we were expecting was a life changing moment! All the words in the world could not begin to describe the love I have for our baby boy and the joy I feel when I see his smile lighting up the room. It’s the best feeling holding someone so small and innocent while knowing that they are yours to cherish. With all this love, there also comes great challenges being a mommy. There’s the constant self doubt if you’re making the right decision…

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    The Struggle

    Today was a test of my patience and abilities as I learn to understand the responsibilities of my new position. I don’t want to dwell on negativity, but this day impacted me so much that I felt the need to journal about it and decide what to do to turn the day around. Recently, my position at work changed and it was a decision that I did not agree with. I challenged the decision (respectfully, of course), but in the end, I was moved to a different position. Change can be a good thing, but I am a stubborn person and I have this plan in my mind that I…