My Girl Wants to Potty All the Time, Potty All the Time

My girl wants to potty all the time, potty all the time, potty all the time Pardon the Eddie Murphy song parody; it's a joke in our house. My husband and I like to sing it to our daughter, who hates it. Yes, I have totally become like my parents. They always would sing the … Continue reading My Girl Wants to Potty All the Time, Potty All the Time

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My October Goals

How is it October already? My, how this year has passed so quickly! I recently had my yearly evaluation at work, where I had to choose two new goals for the year ahead. I decided to carry this forward to my life at home, but to choose new goals on a monthly basis. This month … Continue reading My October Goals

Embracing my Inner Jedi: Stepping Outside of my Comfort Zone

Earlier I was listening to the TED Talk Radio Hour on NPR podcast about being in your comfort zone. It was all about and how people often get in the habit of staying at their status quo, have issues with moving past their norm, and getting out of their comfort zone. This podcast struck a … Continue reading Embracing my Inner Jedi: Stepping Outside of my Comfort Zone

10 Tips for Increasing Your Breastmilk Supply That Worked for Me

I didn't know what to expect when I first tried breastfeeding. While in the hospital with my firstborn, my milk took a long time to come in and the lactation consultant advised me to start pumping. Even though she was getting colostrum from pumping and nursing, I was worried that Abby wasn't getting enough to … Continue reading 10 Tips for Increasing Your Breastmilk Supply That Worked for Me

Give me Some Effing Chocolate and Nobody Gets Hurt: my Struggle With Binge Eating

Does it sound like a hostage situation? Because that's what it feels like. I have been trying to stick to a healthy diet and get more movement in during the day. Sounds like it wouldn't be too hard, right? Nope. One of the ways I deal with stress and anxiety is by using food, so … Continue reading Give me Some Effing Chocolate and Nobody Gets Hurt: my Struggle With Binge Eating

Preparing for the Easter Egg Hunt

Each year the hospital where I work has an Easter egg hunt for the employees' children. Last year was the first year I and my family had attended. It was fun watching Abby look for eggs, but this year will be even better because I know she will really get into it. This year my … Continue reading Preparing for the Easter Egg Hunt

Proud Mommy Moment

I know every parent thinks their child is exceptional, but my kid just absorbs information like a sponge. She is such a smart little thing. I love seeing her grasp a new concept and excitedly talk about what she learns. My husband and I have been working with Abby to help her learn her numbers … Continue reading Proud Mommy Moment

It’s Just Stuff

The Great Stuff Purge of 2017 has begun. It started innocently enough a few days ago, but once the ball got rolling it has gained in size and I am not sure where it will end. When did we accumulate so much stuff? Where did we get so much stuff? Why do we keep so … Continue reading It’s Just Stuff

Goal Time

  Starting my own blog has gotten me thinking about goals lately.  Short term goals, long term goals,  professional goals, personal goals, "probably will never happen but wouldn't it be awesome" goals... you get the picture. Starting a blog has been on my list for a while, so now I can check that one off! … Continue reading Goal Time