There was once a time when I was in a dark place and blamed myself and my body for Scarlett being born early. I felt inadequate. Less than. Unworthy of being a mom because I couldn’t do the one thing a mother should do. Carry her child. I think as preemie moms, that guilt and … Continue reading Mom Guilt: Comes in all Shapes & Sizes and Hits When Least Expected
Hey, y’all! This year has been a HOT MESS thus far! This year has turned out NOTHING like any of us expected. Life has thrown us curve balls left and right and we are all trying our best to get through it. Yet despite it all, it hasn’t been ALL bad. At least not from … Continue reading Mid-Year Check In: How 2020’s REALLY Going…
Mother's Day is literally AROUND the corner - and I know this guide is a little last minute! BUT if you run on the late show...this one is especially for you! LOL I don't mean to brag but I consider myself a really good gift giver. Something about finding the perfect gift for someone that … Continue reading 12 Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day
I was doing my bible study yesterday, (if you are looking for a good devotional you should definitely check out Wholehearted by Jordan Lee Dooley), I was given this devotional at Christmas the year Scarlett was born and as you can imagine I spent a lot of my time ACTIVELY seeking the Lords comfort and … Continue reading Bible Study Reflection: The World Interrupted
Preemie-hood is a lot like regular parenthood (I think...?) I can only speak from my experience and being as I didn't have a normal introduction to parenthood...here's my personal insight into life raising a micro-preemie. Like most parents with a newborn, in the beginning, we are all VERY CAUTIOUS and try our best to keep our … Continue reading Preemie-hood: Parenthood with an extra side of Anxiety
Hello loves! I'm so happy to finally be sitting down and writing for us again. (By "us" I mean both ME & you [reader] because as you know writing is another one of those happy pastimes that is extremely therapeutic for me.) I can't tell you how many times I've attempted to get this post … Continue reading Intentional – My word for 2020!