Life during the Coronavirus Pandemic

March 26 It’s been two weeks since the Coronavirus reached my city. In my county we have gone from 1 case to 204 cases. Today we are officially under a Stay at Home Order. The Stay at Home Order represents what my life has already been like for the past few weeks. We practice social …

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Prepping for the Coronavirus Pandemic

After almost two months of watching the new Coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) from afar, it’s officially reached my city. Two people in Charlotte, North Carolina area tested positive for the virus yesterday. Coronavirus Image by CDC COVID-19 reached our state capital Raleigh, North Carolina last week. The city of Charlotte is just two and a half …

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Road Trip to Florida |Beach Day

Today seems like a good day to reflect on my last vacation. I’ve written about the days leading up to our beach day in Florida. We found ourselves touring the Jacksonville Zoo and historic St. Augustine. We then checked into our hotel in Orlando, unsure about what we’d do next! We knew that we wanted …

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Road Trip to Florida |Evening in St. Augustine

On day one of our trip to Florida, we had an amazing afternoon at the Jacksonville Zoo. We left at about 3pm, and planned to ride along the coast. We would stop at a beach for sunset and dinner. We would drive as far as Daytona Beach, and then get back on I-95. It seemed …

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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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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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Weekend in NYC| Central Park Zoo

Our first tourist destination in New York City was the Central Park Zoo. We went early on a Saturday morning. Before even walking around the zoo, we stopped by the cafe. We got cappuccinos all around for a little bit of energy and warmth. We then ventured out into the zoo. Most of the exhibits …

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