The Coincidence Of Life & Death ~ My Child Is Not A Mistake

We had some great news this past week! My best friend gave birth to a beautiful baby girl!  She did an amazing job carrying and delivering her daughter and if I look half as good as she did the whole time, then I'm in luck! I am so happy and so incredibly proud of her.  … Continue reading The Coincidence Of Life & Death ~ My Child Is Not A Mistake

The Secret Of Mom Code & Living My Mantra “It Is What It Is”

Lately, I have been learning the ways of  the "Mom Code". Being pregnant has been great, but it has also been hard and very confusing. I am extremely lucky to have a stellar husband by my side (I can't say it enough), but there is no way for him to fully understand what I'm going through. Enter … Continue reading The Secret Of Mom Code & Living My Mantra “It Is What It Is”

How I See My Baby As A Unique Orchid ~ The Halfway Mark Of Our Pregnancy

"Roses are beautiful. They are very special, but they have thorns. Roses are also very common. I see them everywhere....Orchids are also beautiful, but they are more welcoming because they don't have thorns. They can be more fragile than roses, but I don't see orchids as often. That makes them more special to me. I … Continue reading How I See My Baby As A Unique Orchid ~ The Halfway Mark Of Our Pregnancy

Sugar & Spice ~ My Rollercoaster Pregnancy

I've said it before and I'll say it again. My life is an emotional roller coaster. I'm sure this is true of any pregnant woman. The list of reasons goes on and on. Sometimes I'll forget that I'm having a girl and it HITS me again that pretty soon my house will be filled to the brim with sparkly-pink-foofoo-dresses and bows that are three times the size of her head. And I cry out of happiness. And I cry out of sadness for not having a boy. And then I level out and I go on with my day.