Jimmy and I just said bye to our first home. I am not sure how normal this is, but I was incredibly attached to that home. Jimmy even bought the house before I came around, so he started off the journey in Clear Brook without a girl and did a fabulous job choosing it! This… Continue reading Goodbye, Clear Brook!
Before I became a mom, these were my private thoughts: “What does a stay at home mom (SAHM) do all day? Sure, I get that you’re really busy if you have 3, 4 or 5 kids, or even if you have two tiny kids, but what do you do all day if you only have… Continue reading “Stay at Home Mom” Debunked
One of the hardest adjustments to motherhood is that I never get a break. Sure, you get a “break” when they are sleeping, but there is always the anticipation of when they will wake up… and that could be at ANY moment. Sure, the dad helps and can give you a break at times, but… Continue reading How I Take Care of Myself (and a baby)
This subject has been really heavy on my heart the past couple of months. I’ve been trying to sort my thoughts before I go into detail with you and want to share this in a way so that anyone (mom or not a mom) can relate. So here it goes! When Lily turned 3 months… Continue reading When It Doesn’t Go Your Way
Hi! I thought it would be fun to do a quick Q&A! Yesterday I posted on my Instastory to send me any questions you would like for me to answer. And it can be ANYTHING! So here are some of your questions. If this brings up any other questions or thoughts, leave them in the… Continue reading Q&A with Allison
I had several amazing baby showers with my friends and my mom and mother-in-law’s friends. They all went above and beyond to shower me with love and gifts for Lily. Lily has no idea how loved she is because the showers are really for her… not me! I want to share with you some of… Continue reading My Favorite Baby Gifts
My days are VERY different now than what I have always been used to. I am the girl who is either working, studying, out with friends, planning a party, or going out with Jimmy. A social butterfly is an accurate stereotype for me. The only time I stick around the house is when I am sick… Continue reading Five Ways to Make Your Home Your (and Other’s) Favorite Place
When I found out I was pregnant, I had so many mixed emotions. We had been wanting to get pregnant for the past 7 months, but I also had come to the point that I was okay waiting a bit longer. One of the reasons for this was because I LOVED my time with Jimmy. We… Continue reading Having a Baby Changed My Marriage
Mother’s Day is this weekend! I always enjoy this holiday. It’s a time to make my mom, and really all the mothers I know feel special and loved. Obviously, we should do this all the time, but this day in particular is a time to be intentional and make sure your mom really knows how… Continue reading Mother’s Day Gift Ideas!
Happy Saturday! I want to share with you Lily’s official nursery reveal! We had an incredible newborn photo session with the lovely Stephanie Bryan at stephaniemakes.com. I LOVED every single picture! We had these taken when Lily was 6 days old. Stephanie made it so easy for us as we were FRESH parents and Lily… Continue reading Lily’s Nursery Reveal!