A Father’s Love

A Father's Love - Why Fathers Are Just As Important as Mothers

I’m sure we have all heard the saying “a daughter needs a father to be the standard against which she will judge all men.” And in honor of Father’s Day this weekend, let me tell ya, I have VERY high standards. I am a product of an amazing Dad. I am a product of a … [Read more…]

This Isn’t How I Planned It

My Birth Story - When Things Don't Go As Planned

For the sweet 9 months I carried my daughter, I heard story after story of what it would be like to become a mom. Stories of exhaustion, stories of middle of the night cries that could be soothed by cuddles and nursing, stories of not being able to put your baby down and not remembering … [Read more…]

Raising Little Girls

I remember my mom telling me that when she was pregnant with my brother and I, her mother asked “why would you bring children into this terrible world? Are you crazy?”. I used to think, “wow that is such an awful thing to say” but I totally get it now. The 80’s were a harsher … [Read more…]

One Day at a Time

When 24 Hours Aren't Enough - The Struggle of the Working Mom

Am I the only one with only 24 hours in a day?? Sadly, most days as of late, that’s how I feel. Where 9 of those are spent at work, 1 hour to just get myself ready for the day, 2 of those spent commuting¬†to and from work,¬†8 sleeping (if I’m lucky)…which leaves 4. 4 … [Read more…]