Don't. Unless you absolutely have to. I really, really mean that. I had an acceptable excuse, I guess - when it's Thanksgiving, you haven't seen your baby in 3 weeks, and your fiancé is in the military and can't travel outside a certain range of his base, then flying is totally worth it. It's just … Continue reading How to Fly with Your 5 Month Old
When everyone finally found out that I was expecting, those closest to me made their opinions known. They told me that my life would be 'put on hold,' and that I 'needed to think about what was best for me.' I'm not saying this is true for everyone, and I'm not saying it will … Continue reading Reasons I Love Being a Young Mom
From Mama to Mrs. Isn’t that how it’s supposed to work? 😀 Well, he finally proposed, and I bet you're dying to know how! My wonderful boyfriend (fiancé... eep!) proposed after almost two years of dating and four months of being parents. I am so thrilled, I had to tell the story here – and … Continue reading From Mama to Mrs.!
When I found out I was pregnant with Rose, I did the basic thing and downloaded Pinterest, like, right away. I had a whole 8 more months to go before she was here, and I wanted to find something to fill up the time… But when I searched the web, there were absolutely CRAZY suggestions. … Continue reading 3D Name Canvases that are just too cute!
A few weeks ago, Rose laughed for the first time, as her grandma lifted her high up in the air and kissed her tummy. I didn’t get to see it, and I didn’t get to hear it. There are so many firsts that you miss when you have to be away from your baby. It … Continue reading Dealing with Distance
I know how it is. You go to Target or somewhere for diapers, formula, whatever - and you inevitably walk by the cutest and most distracting aisle of all time - the BABY CLOTHES. They're all so cute, and you picture your little girl or boy in every single one, and if you're anything like … Continue reading What to do with all those Baby Clothes?
Good News: I made it to a hospital before going into active labor. Bad News:...
It was like a movie scene - nervous, in the dorm floor bathroom, with the little test hidden in my sleeve in case anyone else was in there...