walking on sunshine

There are few things that are more important to a lady in her ninth month of pregnancy than comfortable footwear. Coincidentally, new moms are also quite tickled by cute shoes that are also sensible – I guess it’s sort of like how not sleeping towards the end of pregnancy is supposed to prepare you for what’s to come.

my thoughts on mother’s day

I was laying in bed last night {with both babies, because Annabelle fell asleep in our bed and the other one is never too far from me if you know what I mean} and I thought to myself, I can’t believe God has made me a mama – TWICE! And then I instantly felt a little sad for all of the women who are struggling with their motherhood journey.

Pregnancy Update | 33 weeks

The weeks are flying by and it’s crazy to think there are less than 7 weeks until my due date! Fun fact: I was actually born at 33 weeks while my mom and dad were on vacation in Northern Michigan. When I think about the fact that there’s a “me sized” baby in my belly – wow! Here’s the latest with baby number two this week.

love your mother, gifts for mom

If you’re still looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift {or perhaps want to send some ideas to the person who might be in shopping for you}, you’ve come to the right place! I’ve rounded up my favorite gifts in a few different categories – and everything is under $100!

white this way

There’s just something so classic and simple about a white dress. It’s always a chic look and in the case of this one since it’s non-maternity it works for every stage of motherhood. Especially for that awkward postpartum phase when you don’t want to wear anything too tight fitting. 

boy or girl? 15 old wives’ tales

One of the fun things about not finding out the gender of your baby before it’s born is that people are usually shocked and excited when they hear that you don’t know what you’re having. It seems rare these days that people wait it out but speaking from experience it is truly the best surprises you will ever have.