Introducing Our Newest Family Member… #3Under3

And no, it’s not the new baby! Bet I fooled you! Today I’m introducing someone that I looked long and hard for and prayed much about – and I’m so glad to say that I feel like God has delivered! So without further ado, I’m so happy to be introducing Ms. Chloe Sasha-Lee Sandberg, from Johannesburg, South Africa! Chloe will be joining our family at … Continue reading Introducing Our Newest Family Member… #3Under3

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How Being a Lawyer Prepared me for Motherhood… #Lawyered

The first in my new series of posts… #lawyered! Today I wrote about how some of the things that I’ve learned being a lawyer, or maybe even things that were always inside of me but refined through being a lawyer, have benefited me in my role as a mom! Let me know what you think! Continue reading How Being a Lawyer Prepared me for Motherhood… #Lawyered

Take the Kids… to the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium #TakeTheKids

I hope that everyone had a wonderful Memorial Day Weekend. We enjoyed a few adventures, and the kids are off this week so the fun is continuing and I’ll document it soon. We kicked off the holiday weekend Saturday morning at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium. We’ve been a few times over the last 3 years, but had our best visit so far this … Continue reading Take the Kids… to the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium #TakeTheKids

Accepting Anger (Fear) and Resentment… #RealTalk

In my journey of recovery from codependency, I have taken up writing my thoughts and feelings down, as is usually suggested in any recovery program. It’s amazing to step outside of that for a few moments and look back on previous weeks or months to see where I was at any given moment in time. It’s such an imperfect journey. This song by Francesca Battistelli … Continue reading Accepting Anger (Fear) and Resentment… #RealTalk

Failure as a Mom… #RealTalk

I recently mentioned that I don’t really struggle with mom guilt. At all. However, that doesn’t mean that I am immune to making mistakes. And on Tuesday, I felt like I made a big mistake. I’m posting a few pictures of me and Nico taken over the last few weeks, because they remind me that I am not a bad mom and make me feel … Continue reading Failure as a Mom… #RealTalk

ACOG makes fun of Meghan Markle’s birth wishes… I can’t even. #Maternity&Motherhood

Over the last two days, amidst speculation and excitement surrounding the new Royal Baby Sussex, articles from a variety of sources have come out talking about how, at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Conference in Nashville over the weekend, obstetricians were making fun of Meghan Markle’s desire to give birth at home. Continue reading ACOG makes fun of Meghan Markle’s birth wishes… I can’t even. #Maternity&Motherhood

Take the Kids… to EPCOT’s Baby Care Center! #TakeTheKids

As you certainly have either discovered directly or found out from others, traveling with littles isn’t exactly the easiest thing in the world! The sheer amount of logistics that goes into planning and executing is daunting in and of itself, and that’s before you leave! Everything from what to pack, how to factor in meals, alternate schedules, new environments, weather, lines, transportation, etc… it’s all … Continue reading Take the Kids… to EPCOT’s Baby Care Center! #TakeTheKids

“…but at least the baby is okay!” Maternal Mental Health Week 2019 #Maternity&Motherhood

So many parents, particularly moms, feel like they are failing in their journey of parenting. And the majority of these parents say that they feel pressure from social media sites like Instagram and Facebook to live up to this filtered idea of a perfect life. That is one of many reasons why I make a point to share my “unplugged” posts – let’s face it … Continue reading “…but at least the baby is okay!” Maternal Mental Health Week 2019 #Maternity&Motherhood