5 things that make me a better mom

5 things that make me a better mom

You know those perfect days with your kiddos? The ones where everyone sleeps well and wakes up in a good mood and you proceed to have a wonderful day full of time spent together creating amazing memories? Everything seems to go your way and it almost seems too good to...
Second birthday reflections

Second birthday reflections

“The days are long, but the years are short.” – Gretchen Rubin This week is my son Owen’s second birthday. It seems like just the other day I was in intense pain laboring to bring him into the world and now here we are celebrating his second year of life. He has...
A new take on birthdays

A new take on birthdays

Today marks my 31st birthday. As I’ve grown older I’ve always felt a little weird about this day. In the past I felt depressed and annoyed if things didn’t go as I expected or I didn’t get what I wanted. Now that I’ve grown older and much...

You are my sunshine

As the sun slowly sets on the horizon, my son falls asleep soundly in the next room. After a day filled with smiles, laughs, and activities both my son and the sun quiet themselves. It is time for their lights to dim and to wind down from the day. They both must rest...

First birthday reflections

“The days are long, but the years are short.” – Gretchen Rubin This week is my first son’s first birthday. It seems like just the other day I was in intense pain laboring to bring him into the world and now here we are celebrating his first year of life. He has...