First Time Momma Must-Haves

Am I the only one who completely put off doing their baby registry? I knew nothing about newborn care and didn't know what I would definitely need and what was just a money grab. It was all so overwhelming especially when I had just grasped the concept that I was really going to be a… Continue reading First Time Momma Must-Haves

A Very Covid Christmas

Is it just me, or does this year's holiday season seem … lame? I know it's because we are going through a pandemic, but after Thanksgiving felt underwhelming, I'm determined to make Christmas feel better. Here are some ways we can all have a safe, feel-good Christmas season during Covid. Drive-Thru Lights Gillette Stadium in… Continue reading A Very Covid Christmas

Why Things Look a Little Different

If you've been here since the beginning of my page and blog, you may have noticed things look a little different. I hate change. I am a person who seeks comfort, and once I've found it, I stay put. But to be honest, things have changed with my tumor so, it's time this space follows… Continue reading Why Things Look a Little Different

Gobble Some Gratitude This Season, Will Ya?!

In hard times, gratitude can be a powerful force. Focusing on the good got me through my diagnosis last year, and it’s been helpful again this year while I’ve been transitioning back to work. Every year, when we celebrate Thanksgiving, I'm always reminded that even in good times, we should be thankful (maybe even more… Continue reading Gobble Some Gratitude This Season, Will Ya?!

Manifesting My Mondays Away

The house is quiet. It's probably the first time since Oliver was born that we are all home but the only sounds are me typing, the dog snoring and the TV on low. That's about as quiet as it's going to get and I'm very content with it. I am returning back to work on… Continue reading Manifesting My Mondays Away

The Trenches of Parenthood

Wow. I cannot even say how good it feels to be back at my lap top writing. I'm not sure if it's writing that is making me feel so good, or, being able to finally balance an infant to the point where I have a few moments to do something for myself that is beyond… Continue reading The Trenches of Parenthood

Getting My Mind Right & a Drive By Shower

For as long as I can remember giving birth has been one of my greatest fears. Probably since the day I realized how babies actually come into this world, I've been petrified of the day I would give birth. Over the years I've watched (not literally) my powerhouse female family and friends give birth to… Continue reading Getting My Mind Right & a Drive By Shower

A Letter to a Growing Love

Well, baby, we found out you will enter our world in August on Christmas. What an appropriate time as you will soon learn your Dad is all about the holidays. I know when we found out that you were coming you didn't have ears but I promise the happy tears between us both were plentiful.… Continue reading A Letter to a Growing Love

Pandemic Pregnancy: Why I Feel Lucky

First time pregnancy, with a tumor, during a pandemic - sounds a bit like a horror movie, doesn't it? For me, it actually isn't a nightmare but a dream. Hear me out. I totally understand there are women who are pregnant during this crazy time and would have much preferred a more normal situation. I… Continue reading Pandemic Pregnancy: Why I Feel Lucky