The 4th Trimester: What’s not talked about

The 4th Trimester: What’s not talked about

The 4th trimester. I had never given much thought to it you know. There’s a lot of information out there about pregnancy and birth but not much on postpartum. I was so excited for when my baby would come. Huge bonus I would not be pregnant anymore. I wrote a brief...
5 Favorite Children’s Books

5 Favorite Children’s Books

Our favorite 5 children’s books and why we chose to start reading to Malachi at such a young age.  ***This post contains affiliate links. Clicking these links and making purchases provides a small compensation to me to help me keep writing and maintaining...
Malachi’s 3 Months Old

Malachi’s 3 Months Old

My baby is 3 months old. Some days I can’t even believe. I look at him sleeping or laughing with his dad and I just can’t believe he is growing this fast. Waiting for him to get here felt like forever, the first couple weeks felt like a long time too (I think sleep...
Pregnancy, Labor and Essential Oils

Pregnancy, Labor and Essential Oils

Surviving Pregnancy and Labor with Essential Oils Pregnancy, Labor and Essential Oils – greatest thing ever. I’m sure by this point lots of you have heard lots about essential oil, either from friends or coming across them at markets (if you do that kind of...
Essentials for Camping with a Baby

Essentials for Camping with a Baby

Growing up family vacations was my favorite. Making memories, discovering the world with mom and dad by our sides (cheesy, I know). Most kids as they grow up don’t enjoy family vacations as much because who wants to hang out with mom and dad. Other families...
A Prayer for my Son

A Prayer for my Son

Dear Lord, Thank you for the precious gift of being this little boy’s mom. I thank you for creating him and choosing me to be his mom. I thank you for helping me to grow and nurture him before he his was born and now that he is born that you help me to continue to do...
The Struggle of Being Still

The Struggle of Being Still

How I struggle to be still and what I plan to do about it. Do you struggle with finding time with God? Struggle to turn off all the to-do lists and things you can’t stop thinking about that need to be done? Do you struggle to be still? Can you tell when you haven’t...
Baby Boy’s Woodland Nursery

Baby Boy’s Woodland Nursery

Baby Boy Woodland Nursery Decorating the nursery was the only thing keeping me sane in the last months of pregnancy. We went with a baby boy woodland nursery. Full with animals, mountains and wood accents. I decorated his nursery to have meaning and to show him things...
Life After Birth

Life After Birth

Postpartum and the First 5 Weeks with a Newborn Is it just me or does no one really talk about what life after pregnancy and delivery is like? You’re recovering, you have a new baby, there is a new dynamic to your relationship. So many things changed in a matter of...
Malachi’s Birth Story

Malachi’s Birth Story

Malachi’s Birth Story My beautiful baby boy was born May 2nd, 2018. He was 7 lbs 14 oz and was 20.5 inches long, and his birth story is beautiful. He is our first baby, and labor was by far the hardest, most insane thing I have ever experienced. They say you...

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