The Joys (and not-so-joys) of Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding, Mom Life

Let’s talk the B word for a minute. No, not that B word, the other one. Breastfeeding. Unfortunately, there is such a stigma around it that it sometimes feels like it’s a bad word. I’m lucky to not have been a direct victim of the ever-so-popular term “shaming,” but regardless of that, especially with my […]

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The Other Side II

Mom Life

April 24, 2018. Surgery Day. Nerves and excitement all rolled into one emotion as we headed to the hospital early that morning. Max was going to have surgery to get her ostomy taken down. The day came quickly and slowly all at the same time. The thought of another surgery was scary, but we were […]

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The Other Side

Family Life, Mom Life

As a mother, you live for your children and give everything you’ve got to make sure they are protected from anything that may harm them and do all you can to prevent them from experiencing any type of pain. As a pediatric nurse, you comfort families during what is often the worst time in their […]

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Funktional Chaos

Family Life, Mom Life

Hello and welcome to my blog. This is something that I’ve been wanting to do for a long time and I finally decided to just do it. Not sure what will come of it, if anything, and honestly I don’t know if I expect anything to come of it, but I figured let’s just see […]

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The Joys (and not-so-joys) of Breastfeeding


Breastfeeding, Mom Life

Let’s talk the B word for a minute. No, not that B word, the other one. Breastfeeding. Unfortunately, there is such a stigma around it that it sometimes feels like it’s a bad word. I’m lucky to not have been a direct victim of the ever-so-popular term “shaming,” but regardless of that, especially with my […]

September 10, 2018

The Other Side II


Mom Life

April 24, 2018. Surgery Day. Nerves and excitement all rolled into one emotion as we headed to the hospital early that morning. Max was going to have surgery to get her ostomy taken down. The day came quickly and slowly all at the same time. The thought of another surgery was scary, but we were […]

June 1, 2018

A New Adventure


Chalk Couture, Crafting, DIY, Mompreneur

Ever since I started crafting I always kept an idea in the back of my mind that it would be really cool to make some money out of it one day. Yes, I have a full time job and a family to take care of, but I have been hopeful that something would eventually come […]

April 23, 2018

PlannerCon


Crafting, Planners

I’ve been a planner girl for as long as I could remember, but it wasn’t until just recently — maybe the last four or five years — that it seems like it became “cool” again. The struggle of finding printable inserts, project planners, dashboards, dividers, notepads and stickers is a thing of the past and […]

April 17, 2018

Wedding DIYs


Crafting, DIY, Weddings

With wedding season approaching, I thought it would be fun to do a post on our wedding DIYs. I’ve always liked doing arts and crafts but I think my love for crafting really developed when Josef and I started planning our wedding. After getting a few quotes for wedding invitations we quickly realized that costs […]

April 5, 2018

The Other Side


Family Life, Mom Life

As a mother, you live for your children and give everything you’ve got to make sure they are protected from anything that may harm them and do all you can to prevent them from experiencing any type of pain. As a pediatric nurse, you comfort families during what is often the worst time in their […]

March 28, 2018

Funktional Chaos


Family Life, Mom Life

Hello and welcome to my blog. This is something that I’ve been wanting to do for a long time and I finally decided to just do it. Not sure what will come of it, if anything, and honestly I don’t know if I expect anything to come of it, but I figured let’s just see […]

March 23, 2018