I went to sleep feeling completely exhausted and unfortunately it hasn’t been an easy night. Somewhere between the 3rd or 5th time being woken up by our crying 3 1/2 year old, I thought of Mother’s Day and of my mom. I did a little Google search and found this: And of course being… Continue reading To all the brave and beautiful mommies – Happy Mother’s Day
I grew up in a household where my mom did everything. She cooked, cleaned, organized, managed the finances, kept the house stocked with the day to day things that we needed, and many more small and big things that would be too much to list here. Although my mom also worked, my dad was the… Continue reading Traditional Mom or Liberated Woman?
It’s been an amazing past couple of days. On Friday November 16th our tiny love turned one. One! One of the things that I have always loved to do as the current year is about to end is to look back on all the events that have happened throughout the year because I’m always amazed by everything… Continue reading The Big “1”
Our daughter Celeste is enrolled in Gybmoree Play & Learn classes and one of the songs they sing is one where each parent holds their baby in front of them and we sing along to tick tock, tick tock, now we’re reaching “x” o’clock, we even do the little cookoo sound to match the time we’re singing.… Continue reading Tick Tock, Tick Tock, Now We’re Reaching 2 o’clock
This weekend is our marriage retreat! As I mentioned in an earlier post, back in like late Oct/early Nov my husband and I signed up for the marriage retreat planned by our church. I had no idea what we would be in store for with the arrival of our first baby and figured it would… Continue reading Time for some TLC
One of my favorite things this time of year is seeing the Christmas lights on people’s homes, especially when it’s the traditional standard colored lights because they take me back to the early 80’s and so many wonderful memories of Christmas with my parents. There’s something so comforting about tradition, and as I was walking Biggie around… Continue reading Christmas Memories
Very excited to finally have a chance to announce that our baby girl, Celeste Monreal, arrived on Nov. 16, 2011 at 5:14p. Baby Celeste weighed a healthy 7 lb 11 oz and measured 20 1/2 inches, she definitely got her height from her daddy! As you can imagine the last two weeks have been filled… Continue reading Heavenly Gift
Oh I am loving my second trimester. I was thinking back today to how I felt the last two months of my first trimester, where all I wanted to do was sleep and find a way to make the nausea go away. Back then it seemed hard to believe when people would tell me to just wait… Continue reading Hello Energy!
I get a little choked up as I’m about to write this post because I feel like there aren’t enough words, thoughts, or love to express to God how thankful I am for all our blessings. Today was our 18th week ultrasound check up and my husband and I not only found out we’re having a baby… Continue reading A Day To Celebrate