RJ's Five Month Update

RJ's Five Month Update

RJ at Five Months.

My baby boy  is 5 months old. FIVE MONTHS OLD. Where did the time go! RJ’s personality shines through more and more each day. He’s such a happy baby, he laughs a lot and he’s also a determined little guy. I know when he furrows his eyebrows and pushes out his lips that he has made up his mind to accomplish a task.

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Motherhood Musings: Nursing Clothing and Connecting with Loved Ones From Afar

Motherhood Musings: Nursing Clothing and Connecting with Loved Ones From Afar

My son turned four months a few days ago. There’s so much to learn on this mothering journey and everyday, it feels like I learn something new. One of the things I learned early on is that a button up shirt or dress is a new mother’s bestfriend. They make nursing so much easier. Nowadays when I shop, I think about the utility of the items I purchase, is it nursing friendly or not?

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The Biggest Lesson I Learned in 2018

The Biggest Lesson I Learned in 2018

2018 was a HUGE year for me. I saw many of God’s promises come to fruition in my life. I moved, married my best friend and gave birth to my son. My life has changed in beautiful and powerful ways. While there’s no one thing that  fully defines me, these roles mean that my identity is evolving in profound ways. I’m excited to see what all of this entails.

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Profound, Powerful and Life -Altering Read: The Greatest Miracle in the World

Profound, Powerful and Life -Altering Read: The Greatest Miracle in the World

I joke with my fiance, that it felt like there were 80 days in January. It was quite a month where we experienced a lot of huge life changes and life transitions (some of which we're really excited about). I lean on my faith for most everything in my life, it's where I draw courage and strength when I need it most. Recently, I was moved by this beautiful profound passage from the book, The Greatest Miracle in the World. It's an incredible read, and although it's long, I'm asking that you read the entire thing, because I am almost certain it will move you too.  

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Pretty People Privileges: Important Reasons Why Appearance Matters

Pretty People Privileges: Important Reasons Why Appearance Matters

Everyday we make conscious and subconscious judgements about people based on external factors such as appearance, our brains are biologically wired to do so. As difficult as it is to admit or as shallow as it sounds, it is  true. Appearance matters.  Studies show that those who are considered physically attractive reap a number of unmerited benefits.  Another study showed that women who wore makeup to work appeared more competent to others.

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