That First Date After Baby

Two years ago, I made an executive decision that Nick and I needed a fun date night. We were new parents in the middle of an insane adjustment period and coming off of a difficult pregnancy. Like most new parents we found ourselves overtired and super stressed out. Both of these things had started taking a…

A Letter For My Daughter On Life Lessons

I find that being a parent is, by far, the most challenging job I have ever had. There are many days when I am acutely aware of my shortcomings both as a mother and as a human. I am often short-tempered, frequently too busy, too controlling, and far too anxious. I worry that my child, whom…

5 Ways Motherhood Has Changed Me

From the moment you get pregnant…scratch that – from the moment you get married it seems as though all people ever want to tell you is how different life is going to be once children come along. Some of us even hear it long before that point depending on what kind of family and friends…