Hot-Mess Mom Necessities

There are those girls that just have the mommy gene in them. From the time their younger siblings (or really any baby after them) was born, they bare the title of ‘little mommy’ and beg to help feed and wash and play with the brand new baby. Other girls grow to be the ‘mother’ of […]

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I Love Her So Much, It Hurts

My morning shower is sacred ground. It’s the only time in my day free of baby tears and puppy smell, so I embrace it. I take my sweet time, separate from my family but not so far that I can’t hear Joy cooing or Jeffrey firmly telling her ‘no.’ She’s at that age now where […]

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A Confident Mother

I’ve been doing the She Reads Truth Lent Study- and y’all, if you are ever looking for women’s Bible studies that will challenge you, check them out. But anyway, I’ve been doing this study and every day has been almost exactly what I needed to hear when I needed to hear it. My struggle with […]

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Confession.

I don’t enjoy motherhood. They, whoever ‘they’ are, drilled it deep into me even as a child that motherhood is enjoyable. That there’s no greater calling, no better purpose, nothing more fun. Sure, they said it would be hard, they said it would be challenging and trying, but never did I expect the intense frustration […]

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Moments

I try to be authentic. It’s important to me that I am the same person with everyone I am connected with, whether they are family, friends, or even people I’ve never met but who know *of* me. However, there are some things I just can’t- or rather, won’t- share.

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Joy Elise | 35 weeks

I’ve seen people do a lot of ‘pregnancy updates’ on other blogs and even social media. I’ve never really been the type to share weekly updates (or daily ones) on pretty much anything, but as I am five weeks away from my due date, why not?

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