Expand Your Influence, Motherhood

Hey, Mom. Buy new underwear.

I get it, I really do. The kids keep growing. People judge you based on their appearance. You can still wear a lot of your old stuff (yes, even your underwear). It’s fun to dress little people and their clothes are so cute! But let’s take a moment to talk about self care for moms.  Self care for moms I…

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Faith, Motherhood, My Journey

Borrowed hope

The running theme throughout the four-plus years we tried to get pregnant was “keep your hopes up.” You can read about it here. It would’ve been so easy to get discouraged and there were times we considered giving up. There were people surrounding us, however, that had plenty of hope to spare and believed we’d get our baby. That’s when…

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Faith, Motherhood, My Journey

We hit a bump

It’s been a busy few days plus the end of Christmas break for the boys so we’ve been in something of a holiday daze then…BAM! We hit a bump. Yeeeaaaaaa… So I’m pregnant. We’re expecting a little bundle of joy in September. I am in shock. I mean…I keep staring at the images of the test and re-living the first…

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Motherhood

Motherhood is hard

Motherhood is hard. Besides a few fertility issues over the years, it’s the main reason we don’t have more kids. I didn’t think it would be this way. As a young girl, I always saw myself as the cute mom with the pony tail, the snazzy diaper bag, a baby in my arms and a gaggle of munchkins following me…

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