With Mother’s Day coming up, I’ve been thinking a lot about the moms I know. The proverb says, “It takes a village to raise a child,” and I believe that’s true, but I also know it has taken a village to raise this mom. The mothers who came before me and welcomed me into motherhood… Continue reading The Moms
New parents get a lot of (often) unsolicited advice. Sometimes it’s good advise that can be helpful. Sometimes it’s advice that you would never use. The best advice I received as a mom is this: make time for your marriage. My mom always encouraged me to go on dates with David when Lucas was an… Continue reading Date Night, how I love thee!
Three years ago today, I found out I was going to be a mom. David and I had been married for almost 8 months, and I was feeling GNARLY. Because my cycle is super weird and ranges between 37-52 days, I was technically not late, but took two home pregnancy tests, over a week apart,… Continue reading Knocked up
I love cupcakes. To quote the poet 50 Cent, I love cupcakes like a fat kid loves cake… wait what? Same difference? Cupcakes are just cake? Nope! Cupcakes are perfect in size and frosting to cake ratio, IMHO. They’re compact size allows for easy travel, and they’re adorable to boot. I can proselytize more on… Continue reading Why cupcakes?