Gearing up for baby 2


The thing I feel the worse about is that this photo isn't even of 'baby 2' it is of Millie. Sorry baby 2, I promise one of these days your mama will take a picture of her baby belly with you in it and post it on this blog. Even if I do it right before we head to the hospital. Well I am going to be honest here. I have a post waiting in my drafts file about selling our house, but I am too lazy to upload and find house pictures to get it out to you. So you will have to wait. Also the title of this … [Continue reading...]

Settling In // An update


We made it! I am still in denial and feel a little bit like I am on vacation, but we are here in Florida. This week has been busy with unpacking and organizing, while chasing after a spunky 18 month old. After just a few days I can say, I love our apartment and am excited about the area where we live. Travel// The trip down was not as expected, but I wouldn't say it was horrible. My original flight got cancelled and I ended up on a different flight to Orlando (instead of Tampa). Which meant … [Continue reading...]

A mother’s observations

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I have been so busy lately that I haven’t really stopped to observe Millie play and explore lately. Usually if she is playing nicely by herself, I grab a few moments to close my eyes, check my email/instagram or send a text to my husband. However, she is at such a fun age to just [...]

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He is my portion


These past few weeks have been tough to say the least. I think I have a new appreciation for my husband and for single moms! I honestly can say I don’t think I could survive being a military wife who watches her husband go off on deployment again and again. But then again, maybe that [...]

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A new adventure

I mentioned a few weeks ago that big changes were coming for us. We are actually moving to Florida! The hubs got a job in Florida and is already down there getting started and settling into his new position. It is a huge life change, but truly something we have prayed for night after night. [...]

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Listening to Ellie Holcomb. Such a lovely voice and perfect for listening during morning nap time. Reading not much, but I am waiting on the book The Good Lord Bird from the library. It is the next book club book and I am trying to get a head start on it since it is a longer one. [...]

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Forts and pretend play


It is sort of hard for me to believe how fast Millie is growing up. She is still a baby in my eyes, but every day she seems to learn something new. Just yesterday she learned to point to something and then point to herself.  Her communication skills just grow and grow every day. She [...]

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It’s been a while, and here I am. Maybe you didn’t notice my absence. I feel the need to write a little. The 3 month break has been really good for me (and the family I think). So what have we been up to? We have had our fair share of snow already this winter, [...]

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when your life is changed…

I love the online community in blogging. I love reading blog posts from friends I have never met in real life, but who I feel so connected to. I love sharing little pieces of my life and being able to look back on the little documented moments that I put here. But lately I just [...]

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when you need a break

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All of us need a break sometimes, whether we are working moms or not. And sometimes our breaks need to be unplanned. When you are feeling overwhelmed, tired or just wishing for some quite, don’t be afraid to step back from the world for a few days and settle into the comfort of your own [...]

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