Every day we exchange energy, put out energy, and consume energy. While I was pregnant, I did a lot of reading about how important energy is during childbirth. While I was excited to meet our baby, I couldn't shake my nervous energy. As much as I craved to be confident and steadfast in my abilities… Continue reading Crystal Clear Vision: The Crystals I Used in Childbirth
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
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
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?!
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
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
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
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
Wow. It has been quite a while. I know I usually give some schpeal about how busy I've been and how I can't believe I have let this much time pass without writing but truthfully, I allowed it. Genuinely. I haven't really been ready or motivated to blog recently. There is so much going on… Continue reading OH. BABY.