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This is my story of my fifteen year struggle with an addiction. It may not be your typical addiction, but it was my struggle. It still is my struggle. Everyone has a story, and it may not be the same shape...
In less than a month, the world will take on a pink hue. Pins, hats, cups - even the NFL joins in. It's a glorious month of pink, spreading awareness for a heartbreaking disease, and an inspirational moment to...
Learning the Word Achondroplasia Achondroplasia is a word I had never known before April 24, 2016. My husband Zac and I were waiting for the nurse to bring back our 2 day old first-born son Everett from the routine hospital exam...
The News Finding out that you're expecting can bring out a lot of emotions. The day I found out that I was pregnant, I curled up on the sofa and cried, my head was spinning with questions. As I was...
Leaving Your Shoes at the Door Just before our daughter was born, I went into a friend's home where I was asked to remove my shoes at the door. At first, I was a little surprised, but when I walked...
Several weeks ago, I suffered my first miscarriage. I was 5 weeks and one day pregnant. It was devastating and heartbreaking and although I am writing this post, it is immensely difficult to articulate my thoughts. But these are my feelings...
I have PCOS so it's no surprise that I had fertility issues and struggled to get pregnant. I got pregnant with my first child after failed Clomid and IUD. I had a great pregnancy with no issues and a...
I got an epidural AFTER the baby was born. Yep. You read that right. It all started when I saw that magical, digital word… “Pregnant.” In that moment, I became a control freak mother. I always imagined that I would...
Disclaimer: I wrote this post soon after finding out the gender of my third child. I've had sometime to process my emotions. I'm happy to say that I am genuinely excited to add a little boy, especially one who...
I had to have my soon-to-be-ex committed. (It is still so hard to say.) I did it because, despite all of the negative feelings I have towards him, he is the father of my child. I also felt this...
Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by our friends at Waxing the City. We are super glad that they shared this information so we don't have the ask the embarrassing questions either.  You’ve Asked, We’ve Answered :: The Most Embarrassing...
How a Surprise Dwarfism Diagnosis Changed Our Lives for the Better Sutton's birth was a little dramatic but with the way her whole pregnancy was (hello, Braxton hicks and false labor for weeks!), I wasn't all that surprised. It was...
One of the many reasons I fell in love with my precious husband was our mutual love of costumes. Halloween has always been one of our favorite times of year, our own costuming “Super Bowl” if you will. I knew...
Let me explain depression that nobody sees. March 26 was supposed to mark my 11th week of pregnancy; instead it marked the day I lost my baby. Three days prior, my husband and I walked into a doctor's office excitedly anticipating...