new mom essentials. what do you really need?

new mom essentials. what do you really need?

Shopping for your first baby is the most exciting and overwhelming adventure. There are SO many things! What do you really need? Believe me, there are plenty of things that we purchased that we never used … Below is a list of my favorite products and items that...
a letter of love to my stress, anxiety & depression

a letter of love to my stress, anxiety & depression

I used to be ashamed to admit that I had depression. Stress … well, I wore that one on my sleeve. On top of that, I would have anxiety because I was so stressed and depressed. Vicious, horrible circle. And becoming a mom – holy anxiety that comes with raising a...
our fertility journey – part 2.

our fertility journey – part 2.

So we left off with lots of needles (if you missed part 1, check it out here) … Both Jordana and I were preparing our bodies for our reciprocal IVF cycle. Jordana was going through an egg retrieval and I was preparing my body to carry our baby. The day finally...
breastfeeding – boob warrior.

breastfeeding – boob warrior.

Before having a child, I had this glamorous picture in my head of what breastfeeding would be like. It would be so simple and easy. I’d have the baby (who would come out in just a few pushes, right? wrong.) and then he / she would latch and my milk would come in...
how did I get here?

how did I get here?

First off, let’s set my current scene — It’s 2pm, I’m still in my PJ’s, two coffees in, I just ate a PB&J sandwich (every since P was born, I crave it … irony?) and my mom (bless her heart) is watching Parker. Hair is washed and straightened, but up in a...
my vision for this space.

my vision for this space.

This isn’t going to be a typical lifestyle blog with beautiful pictures of me all made up and in flowy dresses. This is going to be me — a new mom who lives in sweats, needs to have her hair up bc her 6 month old son loves to pull on it (and ummmm the amount of...