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.

pregnancy update | 30 weeks

Before I get too far into this post I’d like you to know that we took these pictures at about 6pm after a full day of wearing this white shirt and I didn’t spill anything on it. Just want to make sure I recognize the true miracle that happened here today, #blessed. Ok, on to this weeks pregnancy update!

spring vibes

You know that saying when life gives you lemons, make lemonade? Well the same sort of thing goes for spring in Michigan. When life gives you winter weather in April, go find somewhere warmish and wear your new spring clothes, girl!