Feelings

becoming a dad

You’re Not The Dad I Thought You’d Be

To my husband,  I like to think we have a love story Shakespeare would envy.    Truth is, we don’t. We’ve had incredible highs and unimaginable lows. We aren’t a love story found in a book. We are real, raw, imperfect people who choose to fight through the lows and cherish the highs. You are […]

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socially awkward mom

I’m a Socially Awkward Mom

I’m the mom at the playground who smiles when you smile at me. I follow my toddler around, talking to her, trying to look consumed by motherhood. I push my daughter on the swing next to your toddler, smiling and laughing with her. I’m never the first one to talk because in my head, I’m […]

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prepping for a second baby

Prepping Your Little One for Baby #2

As parents, I think we tend to stress about every.single.thing. being perfect. Like, all the time. For some things, it’s totally irrational (i.e. my kiddo’s first birthday party, which they surely wont remember). For others, though, it kind of makes sense. The decision to add another child to your family is a big decision that […]

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co-sleepers

The Accidental Co-sleepers

Back in 2015, as a soon to be first-time mom, I was a Google machine. One of my many research topics was safe sleep. I knew all the rules: baby on her back, nothing in the crib, a flat mattress, and no co-sleeping. And when it came to baby safety even this free spirit was […]

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