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
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
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
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
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!
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
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
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