It’s the most wonderful time of the year!

Christmas is a magical time of year.  There’s something about snow, Christmas music, decorations, and the soft glow of Christmas lights.  Our house turns into a Christmas wonderland.  Or, like my husband likes to say, it looks like Hallmark Channel exploded in our house.  Okay, okay, so I go a little over the top decoratingContinue reading “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!”

Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy(ICP)

Have you ever been itchy during pregnancy?  The normal itch of dry, stretching skin during pregnancy is nothing compared to the deep itch and burn ones experiences when they have ICP. When I was around 36 weeks pregnant, I began feeling extremely itchy, to the point where I was unable to sleep at night.  MyContinue reading “Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy(ICP)”

Considering another baby…maybe

I have always wanted three children.  Three seems like a good amount, right?  I’m the oldest of three and I loved growing up with two siblings.  Why wouldn’t this be the perfect situation for our growing family? Wellllllll I didn’t exactly have the easiest pregnancy, but come on, does anyone?!  Sure it started out fineContinue reading “Considering another baby…maybe”

Getting Sick When You’re a Mom

It has been weeks since I’ve been able to sit down and write!  Why?  Well the entire family has traded off being sick for about 3 weeks now.  Everyone is finally feeling better so it’s nice to sit down for a minute. My little man was the first to get sick, then my husband, andContinue reading “Getting Sick When You’re a Mom”

My Experience with Breastfeeding

When I was pregnant with my son, I had every intention to breastfeed.  In fact, I didn’t give formula feed a thought.  Why wouldn’t I breastfeed?  My mom did and so did my aunts, what could possibly stop me?  After delivering my son, the nurse immediately put him to my breast and I attempted toContinue reading “My Experience with Breastfeeding”

A Stay-at-Home Mommy

Being a mom changes everything.  Yes, it’s cliché to say that, but it’s also the truth. You honestly don’t understand the true meaning behind that until you become a mom.  At this point I’ve done the stay-at-home mom gig and the working mom gig and although they’re both difficult to juggle, I must say stayingContinue reading “A Stay-at-Home Mommy”