Three things about blogging.


This blogging thing is funny. I meant to take a short break, which become a long break where I nearly quite writing here. The truth is, it is hard to write here if you feel there is an expectation to write and it is hard to write here if you feel there is no expectation to write. So I didn't write, not here, not in a baby book, not in a journal. I just lived. I really did feel overwhelmed with it all as a new mom of two kids, trying to adjust to a new life in a new state. Raising my two girls, … [Continue reading...]

The one where I start blogging again


I have seriously enjoyed my very prolonged blogging break, and I actually wanted to shut the whole thing down, but then I already paid for my domain and site and they wouldn't give me a refund, so I kept it up and running. And now here I am entering the busiest season of the year (for most) and getting the itch to blog a little. So here I am, for whatever reason, writing to who knows who. So too much time has passed to update on everything so I will focus on today. We woke up way too … [Continue reading...]

May Goals


I have been too busy this year so far to think about goals. But I decided to jump on the goals train and write some out this month. My goals are not going to be huge as this is the last month before Baby 2 arrives and I don’t really have lots of time (or [...]

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Look, a baby bump and some other random thoughts


  Look, I took pictures of my baby bump. Week 32 with baby 2 (these were taken Easter Sunday). The first picture is the “I don’t know where to put my hands” picture and the second is the “quick take it before Millie runs away” picture. Also, don’t mind the hair. I am growing out [...]

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Joy in the little moments


We bought a slide for Millie through Craigslist this past week and I can honestly say it has been the best purchase to date from Craigslist. And it may be the best toy purchase we have made also. She loves this thing. The first thing she does when she wakes up is go to the [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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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