Postpartum Anxiety and Depression { My Story }

I gave birth to my daughter on October 5th, 2014. Growing up (despite what I always told my aunts!) being a wife and a mom was what I always wanted. I had no desire for secondary education, I just wanted a husband and babies. I grew up in a very large extended family and, even… Continue reading Postpartum Anxiety and Depression { My Story }

The Most Important Thing I Learned as a First Time Mom

I’ve briefly spoken about parenting differences and doing what works for you (read it here!), but I wanted to talk a little more on it. When I was pregnant with my daughter we were living in a city 2.5 hours away from anyone we knew, and we were there for such a short period that no… Continue reading The Most Important Thing I Learned as a First Time Mom

Taking a Road Trip With a Toddler {my tips and tricks}

    For February break we went on a road trip. I was very intimidated to do a long drive with a toddler (16 months old), especially since we hadn’t done a long drive since she was 6 months old. The last time we went she was just learning to sit on her own and… Continue reading Taking a Road Trip With a Toddler {my tips and tricks}

Finding the Good in the (Really) Bad Days

Today by 10am I was ready to drink the closest liquor store out of it’s entire wine section…. I don’t drink alcohol, and Ellie only woke up at 9:16. This week has been challenging, to say the least. When Ellie gets teeth it comes in waves, and it’s bad. Not the “I can’t keep anything in… Continue reading Finding the Good in the (Really) Bad Days