I never felt like I was one to struggle with my weight. I had my ups and downs in weight like many people. Those few extra college pounds. The time I broke up with a boyfriend and lost 25 lbs by eating cheerios and drinking water. Everyone told me I looked good and lost weight.… Continue reading Owning My Mom Bod
It is so true what they say, that time really does fly. It’s crazy that four months ago, we welcomed Wilder into the world. That experience is something I will never forget, but it’s also good to remember that it’s all worth it. My little nugget has grown so much. He’s developing quite the personality.… Continue reading Wilder: 4 Months
I knew what Wilder was going to be for Halloween for quite some time. Finding the right costume was difficult. I’m not super crafty and didn’t find a lot of time to make a costume for him. But, I did find one that was cute. Here is my little BB8: Jake was Poe and I… Continue reading Wilder’s First Halloween
This parenting thing is the real deal. I know people would tell me, “your heart is going to explode” and “you’ll love him more than you know” – and yes that’s true, but it took me a while to get to that point. I loved those embryos when we did the transfer. I loved Wilder when… Continue reading So Much Love
I’m a new mom. And only by 2.5 months. So I’m not expert on parenting or baby gear. But, I’ve learned a thing or two on what works for us. I’ve also learned that there are some products that I swear by, and some I could do without. I’ve had a few friends reach out… Continue reading Baby Stuff: What to skip and What’s a Must!
[Warning: LONG POST] It has been a busy week! Things worked out perfectly for us to travel and visit all THREE sets of grandparents in one week. We had a baby shower planned in Duluth, Jake had a work event in Nebraska, and then we decided to hit up Burlington and make a loop across… Continue reading First Family Road Trip
This little one is for sure keeping me on my toes. I just love when he lays on my chest and I can soak in that amazing new baby smell. Although right now, he’s laying on me and I’m trying to eat a Pop tart – so he most likely has crumbs in his hair.… Continue reading Wilder’s “Wild” First Weeks