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

blogger, Entrepreneur, Podcasts

3 Great Podcast Episodes For New Bloggers

I love podcasts! You can listen to them almost anywhere. Cleaning the house? Learn something as you wash and fold those clothes. In the car? Podcast! My current favorite is on my long walks before I hit my workout at the gym. I’ve learned so much from some of these podcasts and the awesome people… Read More 3 Great Podcast Episodes For New Bloggers

Faith, Motherhood, preparation, Trusting God

The Best Kind of Heart Surgery and Preparing for Baby

Did you know? “Your heart is one giant pump. Every minute, your heart pumps about five quarts of blood through a system of blood vessels that’s over 60,000 miles long, according to the Cleveland Clinic. That translates to about 2,000 gallons of blood every day.” – Everydayhealth.com The heart is such an intricate muscular organ, it is… Read More The Best Kind of Heart Surgery and Preparing for Baby

Faith, Pregnancy, Trusting God

Learning About Love While Expecting Baby

What is love? I asked God again, after a long day and a heavy heart. I thought about my love question for some time. Several weeks went by and I found out I was pregnant. I thought back to the moment in the living room. I saw where I was sitting and I remembered asking… Read More Learning About Love While Expecting Baby

Motherhood, Pregnancy, Trusting God

4 Lies I Believed About Being Pregnant + Motherhood

I freaked out when I first realized I was pregnant.   Yes, I did. The extent of my motherhood focus was step-mom. A glimmer of possible pregnancy began at an Olive Garden lunch. My family and I had ordered our normal soup and salad combo. Alex (husband) was to my left and Klo (step-daughter) was in… Read More 4 Lies I Believed About Being Pregnant + Motherhood