The Struggle is Real?

My 5 a.m. alarm didn’t need to go off- I’d been up for over half an hour with our youngest. (Who had been up 3 times prior to that since going to bed) It was apparent that bug that had been plaguing the girls had caught up with me and I was sick. Can’t breathe…

Goodbye, Perfect Schedule

As “D” day (delivery) grew closer toward the end of my second pregnancy I found myself clinging to every moment and experience I could with just McKinley. I knew that the time where it was just her and I home together all day was coming to an end and I definitely had mixed emotions about…

Let’s Talk About Sex.. and Babies

There is a warm darkness in the room being lit only by the candles on the table. You can see the flame flicker in your lover’s eyes. You’ve enjoyed a slow, romantic dinner and are savoring the last few sips of your cocktail. The air is thick with anticipation, knowing where the night is headed….

Square Peg

It wasn’t long after Chad and I were married that we found out we were expecting McKinley. (And by not long I mean we got pregnant two weeks after our wedding) We were excited, terrified, and every emotion that comes with that life-changing news. Ready or not, we were about to be parents. Once the…

Magical Kisses

The laundry is piled up, there are dishes in the sink and overflowing onto the counter, and let’s not talk about how long it’s been since I’ve really scrubbed the floors. But none of that matters because today I discovered I have a super power. I can’t fly, I’m not invisible, nor do I have…