Life · Motherhood

Parenting: The “new normal” no one talks about

   I remember being at our Church’s Worship Team Christmas Party four years ago and as we sat there, new parents, with our 6 week old baby sleeping in her stroller my husband made a comment about just waiting for things to get back to normal. One of the ladies said to us that we… Continue reading Parenting: The “new normal” no one talks about

Life · Marriage · Motherhood

Plot twist!! It’s not just about boobs… 

   August was one of the most difficult months for me since the birth of our second baby, Elysse. I was under a lot of stress that had a really bad affect on my nursing.  I thought plugged ducts were bad but nothing could have prepared me for the burning sensation and stabbing pain I… Continue reading Plot twist!! It’s not just about boobs… 

Life

Knock, knock…it’s not for mommy or daddy 

 That awesome moment when there’s a knock at the door and it’s two young neighborhood sisters asking if Celeste can come out to play.  I felt such a mixture of joy and…nostalgia? I still can’t really pin point what exactly the feeling felt like. Pride in seeing her growing and making friends. Excitement about her… Continue reading Knock, knock…it’s not for mommy or daddy 

Life · Parenthood

Somewhere between pulling my hair and blissful 

   Is it kind of totally twisted that I found this quote quite funny? But really, how else can you survive some of the crazy parenting moments if not with a good sense of humor?  So, yes, there are moments where I have total bliss and harmony with my two girls. When all things are… Continue reading Somewhere between pulling my hair and blissful