I got a call once from the Relief Society President in our ward who asked if I would give a small summary of how my husband and I make our marriage work so well. She said, “I just see you two in Sacrament Meeting snuggling up to each other all the time and acting so… Read More Become a Part Time Lover, Full Time Friend to your Spouse
We made it. We got through our first camping trip with an infant. We weren’t eaten by mosquitoes or mountain lions, we didn’t fall off a cliff or into a stream. I’d say it was a success… for the most part… Our little five-month-old baby girl is SUCH a picky sleeper. I don’t know if infants… Read More First Camping Trip with Baby: Tried and True Tips
Whenever my husband and I talk about our vacation to Scotland we can’t help but sigh longingly. It’s been two years, and we still get an aching in our gut every time we reminisce, wanting so badly to go back to our home away from home. It was our first trip to Europe, our first time… Read More What you need to know about Scotland and how to do it right the first time.
We are first time parents, I’m a first-time mama, and we are far from perfect. Our baby girl is SO picky and stubborn thus far in her life, and I imagine a lot of parents say this about their babies so maybe this isn’t new. We have had many a sleepless night staring into the… Read More First Time Mama Must-Haves for your first Six Months with Baby.
If you haven’t seen any of my other blog posts before I’ll give you a little low down. (Or you can read my first home birth story here, and why I chose a home birth here.) We chose a home birth, I took hypnobirthing and Hypno-babies classes, read books on birth like Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth… Read More How my birth plan worked out. And why it’s important to have one.
Perks of having a midwife who has practiced for more years than you’ve been alive: she knows things, not just things found on Pinterest, but things that have been passed down from generation to generation, midwife to midwife. But now I’m putting it on Pinterest because it’s amazing and should be passed on… Hopefully, the midwife… Read More Chicken Soup that will Increase your Milk Supply
We weren’t on the brink of divorce. We weren’t separated or even contemplating separation. We knew we loved each other. But we weren’t… happy. Something wasn’t right. We couldn’t communicate. We couldn’t go a week or even a day without some dispute. We thought, maybe this is what people mean when they say you just… Read More Four ways Marriage Counseling helped us grow closer than ever.
I had been dreaming for years (approximately 5 years… since high school) about going to Italy. Ever since I took that Art History class in High School with the best art history teacher ever. One that I’ve forgotten his name… Unfortunately. Besides the point. I had always dreamt of traveling the world and seeing all… Read More What they didn’t tell us about Italy…
Once upon a time, we were both college students living in a basement apartment of a 95-year-old woman, pretty broke, and having to be creative with what we had. So one night, while the hubby was at work, I pulled out these ingredients and made something I’d never heard of before. You see, I was… Read More French Toast Hash + Maple Sausage
We are getting more and more into this naturalistic and holistic lifestyle when it comes to food and eating right. Especially since having a baby and now nursing, it seems SUPER important for me to eat well so she gets all the nutrients our baby needs from my breast milk. Plus, it helps lose the… Read More Simple Chicken Almond Salad + Quinoa