Daily Prompt, Life

What If Tomorrow Never Comes?

Some seasons are harder than others. Wouldn’t you agree? My thoughts have grumbled my selfish first world worries. Yet I have taken in the eyes of hungry Guatemalan babes and hopeless mothers. I have seen an old woman praising God for her simple bag of rice and beans. As if she won the lottery. Her… Read More What If Tomorrow Never Comes?

Faith, Motherhood, Podcasts

Learning How To Practice And Pursue Slow Living

I went for a short walk today around the small lakes by our home with my baby. She was sound asleep in her stroller soaking in some Vitamin D. I had one earbud in as I listened to a podcast. I love podcasts. The newest addition to my playlist is called Goal Digger recently discovered via… Read More Learning How To Practice And Pursue Slow Living

Faith, Lessons, Life

An Unexpected House Guest & A Lesson About Being In Control

Have you ever felt like everything was out of your control? I often do. Every day. Last week, ready for bed, my sweet baby snuggled on my chest. She had just finished her night time bottle. Perhaps we can get to sleep early… Sleep. It sounded so good. I needed it bad. My husband did… Read More An Unexpected House Guest & A Lesson About Being In Control

blogger, Entrepreneur, mompreneur, Motherhood, Trusting God

The Paradox Of My Daily Guilt

There’s this guy who wrote a book about fear and punching it in the face. I am a continual fear puncher. He wrote another book about starting over in your career. Declaring a “do over.” Mine is still in process. Both books are great reads by Jon Acuff. The other night I gave my husband… Read More The Paradox Of My Daily Guilt

Faith, Motherhood, Trusting God

Newborn News & What I Have Learned The First Two Months With My Baby

It’s a new month! My newborn baby girl smiled and my heart grew 3 sizes! I know the angels her beautiful eyes see were entertained.  These first two months with my baby have been beautiful and life altering. She is healthy and so strong! Truly I have never felt this overflow of joy and complete… Read More Newborn News & What I Have Learned The First Two Months With My Baby

Faith, Motherhood

Blindsided by Breastfeeding

Our breastfeeding battle is real. I prepared for a lot during pregnancy. But not this. From nipple anatomy and difficult latching to the current conquest of milk supply and production. I thought breastfeeding was simple and natural Breastfeeding, natural? Absolutely. Simple? No. For me and many other mama’s out there. In my perfect pondered world… Read More Blindsided by Breastfeeding

Motherhood, Pregnancy, Trusting God

My Natural Childbirth Experience

Childbirth. Now I can say nothing in this world makes you feel more alive than having a baby. Period. It doesn’t matter which birth plan road you take. Not a book, person or thing prepares you for this experience. Similar to pregnancy, which I thought was going to be “simple and smooth.” Of course, I was… Read More My Natural Childbirth Experience

Faith, Motherhood

Happy Mother’s Day And A New Life On The Way!

Mother’s Day! As I write this post I am just over 37 weeks pregnant. Today, Mother’s Day holds an entirely new meaning for me. New life is continually fusing and forming inside my body. Inside my body. A beating heart and a soul are being woven within. Although the first trimester felt like an eternity, (oh the… Read More Happy Mother’s Day And A New Life On The Way!

blogs, books, Pregnancy, Review

Book + Blog Review: The Mama Natural Guide To Pregnancy & Childbirth

Book and blog review of the week! I decided it would be on the book that arrived in my mailbox only two days ago. I am so excited to blog about this and just let other new mama’s know about it. Please note that I have yet to read the entire thing. After all it just… Read More Book + Blog Review: The Mama Natural Guide To Pregnancy & Childbirth

Faith, Health, Trusting God

How I Cured My Kidney Infection + What It Taught Me

It was rainy and cold in New York. I was so ready to go back home to Florida. As Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz says, there is no place like home! My parents and I had finished our Hot Chocolates at the Starbucks near our Leo House Hotel in Chelsea. Goodbyes with hugs and… Read More How I Cured My Kidney Infection + What It Taught Me