I love America, it’s history and the office of it’s President so while we are living on the East Coast, a trip to DC was a must! Naturally, I have already began engraining a shared love in my children. I will use this moment to shamelessly brag that Avera can name every single U.S. President … More #evenmoreMcVacay to DC
This past week we took a family trip to Washington DC. As a lover of American history and a self proclaimed President groupie, it is a city I have always wanted to visit. Coincidentally, there was a lot going on on Capitol Hill with the Judge Brett Kavanaugh hearing. I have been following the hearing … More Protest. Peace. Progress.
When I gave birth to my second baby I felt a sense of healing and restoration. After my first, I developed a bitterness and lived in a constant state of questioning. I became confused about things I had been so sure of before. Some examples of this would include my faith and my purpose. As … More Fighting Failure
As a pilot’s wife, it is often difficult to visualize what my husband does at work. I know he briefs, then steps, then flies, then debriefs so I have a basic idea. I was also fortunate enough to have had the opportunity to work in various shops in a previous squadron so I feel I … More Here comes the BOOM!
“Mothers and their children are in a category all their own. There’s no bond so strong in the entire world. No love so instantaneous and forgiving.” —Gail Tsukiyama The babies and pups that made me a mother are a blessing. They are my world and my loves. They make my heart full. They put smiles … More This Mother’s Day
When I look at Avera I still see her has my baby. She’s just a tiny thing I need to do everything for who can’t tell me what she needs so I should just know. The reality is that I’m delusional and I have a very independent, smart two year old! That’s right. This year, … More Two ✌🏽
Ok, so it may be a bit dramatic to say a potato saved my life, but if you’ve ever had a clogged milk duct you understand the exaggeration.This trick I discovered is priceless and I want every breastfeeding mama to know the power of the potato!! A couple of weeks ago, my husband was out … More A Potato Saved My Life
This year for my birthday I am asking all of you to contribute to a cause that I feel strongly about. Having both of my babies so close to my birthday, what better way to celebrate than with a birthday donation to the Alexis Joy Foundation. The Alexis Joy Foundation has a mission “to be … More Birthday Donation
At the beginning of the school year, the teachers asked all of the parents to sign up for a party. By the time I got to the list there were only a few left and all were after my due date. So I signed up for Easter, the farthest away from post-baby… or so I … More Pre-School Valentine’s Day Party
I’m giving all of the details over on the Pregnancies page about Labor + Delivery with both Avera and Abraham. In the meantime, in the Fear of Induction post, I promised the rest of the story. To recap, I had written that post earlier in the day prior to going into labor. I was afraid … More …the rest of the story