• Family

    One of the questions I get asked the most from those who are becoming first time moms is, “What do I need for my newborn?” I will start off saying that every baby is different and you will hear that all the time so unfortunately there is no formula telling you what will work for you and your new baby.…

  • Family

    How we Chose Full Time Child Care

    I had NO idea what I wanted to do for child care. I knew I would most likely return to work after having William but I didn’t know which route I wanted to take when deciding who would take care of him during the day. Alex and I both have consistent, full-time, 8-5 jobs so we don’t have a lot…

  • Family

    I’m Back!

    Lordy, the beginning of this year has been nuts! Honestly, I was sick in early February and feel like it took me FOREVER to get back into life. We travelled to West Virginia for Alex’s birthday and then we have been constantly moving since then. My grandma passed away mid-March and with Easter and her funeral plans, we have all…

  • Family

    Taking Medicine to Control my Anxiety

    I’ve had pretty significant anxiety for over 10 years. It started when I was a sophomore in college when I noticed myself obsessively re-thinking every situation I was in. It could be as small as wondering why I asked a question in class or as big as feeling like I made an ass out of myself while out at night…

  • Family,  Fitness

    February 1st

    February 1st… A time to reflect on January, have a glass of wine with our friends who mistakenly gave up alcohol for a month and look back on goals that were made when opportunities seemed endless with the start of the new year bringing heightened motivation. January was LONG. It’s the first time in a long time that I kept…