Motherhood & Life

Bound & Determined: No Cesarean For Me!

What if I said that I was told I would have to deliver both of my boys by c-section, but manage to have both of them naturally? Would you believe it?You should, it happened. ;-)I'm a stubborn woman. Therefore, it only seem right that my children be as well. Both of them proved just how…… Continue reading Bound & Determined: No Cesarean For Me!

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Dreaming of Coffee at Luke’s

I have recently taken advantage of the fact that some wonderful human being decided to put all 7 seasons of Gilmore Girls on Netflix, while also adding a more recent follow-up series Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life. I always loved the simplistic beauty of life in Stars Hollow, but had forgotten just how…… Continue reading Dreaming of Coffee at Luke’s

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I’m Not a Superhero, and That is Okay

Some days I feel like Wonder Woman, and some days I resemble Eeyore. I have days where I feel like I can conquer the world, and days where I have to struggle to get out of bed. There are days when I feel like I have it all together, and times when I can’t imagine…… Continue reading I’m Not a Superhero, and That is Okay

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Preparing for Passion

Whenever Easter comes around, I can’t help but to be overwhelmed with emotion. I think this has only increased since becoming a mother. (I blame it on the crazed jumbling of hormones that never quite goes to back self-correct mode). I become engulfed with a combination of awe, love, sorrow, but mostly faith. I am…… Continue reading Preparing for Passion

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Life In Vivid Color

Yesterday, my oldest child turned 4 years old. Each time I hit another yearly marker in the life of my children, I end up reflecting on their journey so far. Reliving the memories like a vivid dream. Full of ups and downs. Sparked with color and noise. A mixture of joy and sadness, all at…… Continue reading Life In Vivid Color

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Your belly looks kind of old. 

Surely I am not the only one whose child says the craziest things, right?! My oldest recently sat beside me while I was lying down and said, “Mom, your belly looks kind of old.” I couldn’t help but laugh and have him further explain. Apparently, from his position, my stretch marks made my belly look wrinkly,…… Continue reading Your belly looks kind of old.