Baby Jack · motherhood · pregnancy · thoughts

C-sections are not the easy way out

Having an emergency c-section sucked. It was not an easy way out and it was certainly not my choice. After giving it my all pushing for 3.5 hours and suffering in excruciating pain, the last thing I wanted was to be cut open. For weeks leading up to my delivery I prayed that I wouldn’t… Continue reading C-sections are not the easy way out

motherhood · thoughts

rediscovering amanda since becoming mom

Have you ever looked at a woman and thought “wow, she really let herself go,” or “she’s changed so much since the baby”? Or maybe you’ve looked into the mirror and thought those things about yourself. That’s how I’ve been feeling about myself lately and it got me thinking… I’ll be the first to admit… Continue reading rediscovering amanda since becoming mom

Baby Jack · Food

introducing solids to our hungry, hungry hippo

I’m just going to preface this by saying this is a judgement free zone and I’ll do me and you can do you. Also, this is my blog. #justsaying So, at Jack’s four month well visit in January we got the green light to begin introducing solids. {I’m still confused why purees are called solids… Continue reading introducing solids to our hungry, hungry hippo

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princess lexi’s third birthday because she’s more than “just a dog”

I never have and never will have a problem admitting my obsession with Lexi. She’s never been “just a dog” to me. Her heart is huge. She is the sweetest, kindest soul. I often say the biggest issue we have with her is her constant need to love and be loved. But really, that’s a… Continue reading princess lexi’s third birthday because she’s more than “just a dog”

Baby Jack · pregnancy · thoughts

A letter to my son in the womb

My Dearest Jack, I’ve carried you around for nine months now and to be truthful, I haven’t fully appreciated or enjoyed being pregnant. Don’t get me wrong, I love the miracle that you are, feeling your kicks, knowing you are safe with me and anticipating the day I get to see your face. But pregnancy… Continue reading A letter to my son in the womb