Don’t Call My Daughter Pretty

Parenting/Motherhood, Uncategorized

I’ve recently had something pulling on my heart that I just can’t seem to shake. It’s the absolute fear I have when I think about my daughter growing up only hearing how “pretty” she is or how “cute” she looks. I cringe thinking about it. Don’t call my daughter pretty.

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What Really Happens After Giving Birth?


Parenting/Motherhood

I think all of the time we hear these stories about having babies (what happens during pregnancy and after). Every story that I heard all sounded the same. It’s almost like a trend to say certain things. You’ll lose sleep, you’ll find out what love really is, it isn’t about you anymore, you’ll hear phantom […]

August 21, 2017

Shots, Snoozes, and Giggles


Parenting/Motherhood

Alice is two months old (tomorrow)! She is thriving, quickly developing, healthy, and just as chunky as any mama could want! Month two has been full of hugs, kisses, tantrums, and sleeps… lots and lots of sleeps. So this post is all about shots, snoozes, giggles and more.

August 14, 2017

Financial Freedom: The Beginning Of The Journey


Budgeting/Finances

Previously, I said that this blog would cover three topics: motherhood, health/fitness, and my journey to achieving financial freedom. Probably the most intense, scariest thing to talk about is the third one. But, I’m inviting you on this journey with me. It’s going to be a very difficult, long, frustrating journey… but I’m determined. Today […]

August 11, 2017

Beginning The Journey


Health/Fitness

The beginning of the journey started on July 31st. While pregnant, I didn’t exercise at all. I barely even got up off of the couch. I gained a total of around 40 pounds and I wasn’t even where I wanted to be before I got pregnant either. Keep reading to find out where I was, […]

August 7, 2017