Pregnancy

mocktails

Festive Mocktails for the Holidays (or any days)

Whether you’re pregnant, counting calories or, like me, a year-round mocktail connoisseur, I’m here with good news: Mocktails can be good y’all! Here are a few of my favorites: Tart Cherry Tini 1 ounce tart cherry juice (my favorite brand is R.W. Knudsen Family Just Tart Cherry and I get it at HEB) ½ ounce […]

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family parenting books

Parenting Books You Didn’t Know You Needed

Have you ever googled “how to change a diaper?” Wondered why your seemingly sweet as pie toddler suddenly turned into a tiny tyrant? Considered yourself “well-rested” after a cool four and a half hours of sleep? Desperately needed a good laugh and someone to tell you “we’ve all be there” after an impossibly hard day? […]

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another child

Should We Have Another Child?

You know what’s frustrating? When someone asks you a question, but doesn’t seem satisfied if you don’t give them the answer they were looking for, or if you answer with “I’m not sure.” But you know what’s even more frustrating? When YOU’RE not satisfied with the answer “I’m not sure.” Let me explain. People often […]

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clogged milk duct or cancer

Clogged Milk Duct…or Cancer?

A warning from one young mama battling cancer to help prevent other mamas from this fight. Twelve months ago, I gave birth to my second daughter, and immediately after she was born I knew something was wrong with my right boob. I asked for a hospital breast pump, but no one seemed to want to […]

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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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