Motherhood after IVF | What it Means to Me

I was recently featured on my friend Diedre’s blog, Are Those Your Kids. She asked me to write about Mother’s Day and what it meant to me. Here’s that post incase you missed it! When asked about Mother’s Day and what it meant to me I […]

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5 Steps to Sleeping

5 Steps to Sleeping Sleep; such an easy concept yet, as a mom, it’s so hard to accomplish. I struggled to get Kreed to sleep well for the first year of his life. He would wake up several times throughout the night, not needing anything […]

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What Do You Want to be When You Grow Up?

“What Do You Want to be When You Grow Up?” A question that we’re all asked (far too often) starting around kindergarten. Sure, there are people out there who know at the age of 5 that they are going to be a doctor or a veterinarian or a musician […]

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The Arrival of Kreed | A Labor and Delivery Story

And just like that a year is gone and our baby boy is one. I have shared Our Infertility Story from start to finish; the beginning, the IVF process, the transfer day, and the early pregnancy. It only seems right that I (finally) share our […]

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Go Sleep With Them

All too often, after the rest of the family is sound asleep, I find myself going in and out of social media rabbit holes. Cute babies, food recipes, kid friendly activities, and the occasional story that truly tugs at my heartstrings and changes my perspective […]

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The Worst Thing That Has Never Happened to Me

Reliving an incredibly scary moment from Friday, January 13. The worst thing that has never happened to me. Today. Today, for a split moment, I felt a gut wrenching fear that is totally and completely unexplainable. Around noon I laid Kreed down for his afternoon […]

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The ACTUAL Best Sugar Cookies

Recently a friend of mine mentioned that when searching on Pinterest for the best sugar cookies, a million results come up. Well after today there will be a million and one.  Except these really truly are the best. After 20 something years of decorating Christmas […]

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Why, God? | Chats with the Big Man

Hi, God. It’s me, God. Some things have been happening lately that I just need help understanding.  I saw on the news about a small one month old baby who lost his life far too soon at the hands of his own parents. They beat […]

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Where Have I Been? | Life Update

  So I haven’t blogged in awhile…how the heck are ya!? Life has been nothing short of crazy lately and I’ve found myself in a rut, writers block if you will. My last posts were all about my best friends’ wedding day (which was awesome!) […]

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Failure Happened | 26 Weeks of 26 Check in #1

So it’s been two weeks since my 26 Weeks of 26 journey started and it’s now time for my first check-in. I’m all about transparency and being honest with all of you so here  goes… Well guys….I blew it. I didn’t mean to…but it happened. […]

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