Road trip to Florida: Jacksonville Zoo

My husband had the week before Christmas off and we decided to travel to Florida. This would be our first vacation with our son Bryson, who was 5 months old at the time. Our expectations were low and our plans were extremely flexible. The day we left didn't go as smoothly as planned and our …

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The Flu Hit My Household

Monday On Monday afternoon, my husband told me he felt sick. I felt so bad for him, because I knew he had a long day ahead. After a full day of work, he’d go straight to a continuing education class. When he finally arrived home that night, he asked me to take his temperature. I …

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Date Night After Baby

I never would of imagined how much my relationship would change after having my son. I went from feeling extremely close to my husband, to feeling out of touch. I think the problem was that we were so excited to be new parents, that we wanted to include our son in everything. We ended up …

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First Time Flying With a Baby

My son went on his first flight at just three months old. I honestly never would of imagined flying with him at such a young age. Life has a way of throwing you into unexpected situations. In my case we had a loss in my husbands family. As an exclusively breastfeeding new mom, I couldn’t …

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Avoiding the New Year Blues

Year after year, I used to feel terrible when the holiday season ended. From Fall to Christmas, it was like I was operating under a veil of holiday cheer. During the Fall, the weather was just right and it even felt cozy to be indoors. I immersed myself in fall foliage drives and everything pumpkin. …

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New Stay at Home Mom

The transition from working mom to stay-at-home mom(SAHM) wasn’t an easy one. My previous role as an Registered Nurse(RN) was clear and structured, but I had to define my role as a SAHM. I had no management to guide me in the right direction or determine my value. I had to take a lot of …

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Life Update | Pet Loss, Pregnancy, New Job

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted, and it feels so good to write again. In the past 18 months, my life has drastically changed. The first month I was gone was filled with a lot of pain, but as time went on many great blessings followed. I’ll start from the beginning. Then I’ll …

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