What They Don’t Tell You When You Have A Baby

When I got pregnant, I knew I was going to have extra responsibility and that I would be caring for a teeny baby and when I thought of her needs I thought of diapers, wipes, butt rashes, feeding her- you know the basics. I was expecting to be spending like $100 on diapers cause that’s … Continue reading What They Don’t Tell You When You Have A Baby

My Labor Story Part 1

Lily is my first baby and my first pregnancy. One of the reasons I didn't want to have children is because having a watermelon come out of vagina never seemed like my cup of tea. Then, I found myself pregnant and there was truly no other way for her to come out. I still hope … Continue reading My Labor Story Part 1

Lily

A little poem I wrote for my babygirl Lily.

Must Haves for Nursing Working Moms

When I was pregnant with Lily, I knew I was going to want to go back to work and continue to breastfeed. For some reason I didn't do my research or really think that I needed anything besides a pump. I was wrong. Along the way I realized I needed a few things that I didn't even know existed! I could've definitely used this list in preparation for being a nursing-working mom. I hope it helps you out as much as it would've helped me!

Staying Positive During My Pregnancy

Being pregnant is no easy feat. My anxiety and depression were a hurdle that I had to overcome faster than I knew I could. It's hard to look at, acknowledge and learn to use silver linings when you've been pessimistic most of your life- even if you do it as a joke. But it's not impossible! Read about how I've been staying positive throughout my pregnancy, maybe a thing or two will help.

I’m gonna be a MOM?!

Holy. Fuck. In less than 4 months I am going to be a mom. I'm literally going to have the title of a mom. I'm used to being a student, an employee and a daughter... but a mom? I never even wanted to be a mom! Ya'll, life literally stops for no one. In this … Continue reading I’m gonna be a MOM?!

The Christian Place that Could

There's a magical place in the Dallas Metroplex that I never knew existed and never quite purposely intended on pursuing. If you didn't know from some of my previous posts, I am not religious and if I had known this place was religious, I would have never gone. I think they're low key about this … Continue reading The Christian Place that Could