Celebrating Fathers Day With an Absentee Father

Fathers day isn’t a holiday I celebrated until I had children of my own. I was raised by a single mother with the help of my grandmother and my father wasn’t there a lot.  I saw him occasionally between his stints in prison and his other random disappearing acts. I remember him showing up and […]

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Yoga Joes

As I continue to try to work on my postpartum fitness, yoga has become part of my weekly routine. My daughter has been watching me and has thus begun her journey of learning to be bendy with me, which is fantastic! I love that she’s learning to enjoy an active lifestyle at an early age […]

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Easy Squeasy

I don’t know about you all, but my family is out a lot in the summer months. Movie nights in the park,  trips to the beach and zoo. We’re running around more than we do during the school year it feels like. Living in Houston there’s always somewhere to go and making sure my kid’s […]

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Minnow and Mars Kids!

It’s hard to find clothes that fit my daughter properly. I mean that so sincerely. My three year old is the size of a five year old so finding clothes that fit her properly usually means her wearing an adjustable waist.  She’s built long,but with a bit of a tummy so it’s hard to always […]

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Three Reasons Why We Decided Against Circumcision 

I saw a post on Facebook the other day talking about circumcision and someone saying that they would get their child circumcised so as not to have a funny looking penis. As I read through the comments I began to wonder how many people actually research it before making such a drastic decision.  Circumcision rates […]

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My Thoughts on my Milk Snob

I’ve never been a fan of covers for breast feeding. I hate the fact that I can’t see my kid when I use them and how you and your baby usually get hot and sweaty using them. I’m big on breastfeeding in public,(typically without a cover) because what are the chances that I’ll see anyone […]

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My Blue Apron Experience

The last few weeks have been super hectic in my house. There’s been job changes, work banquets, end of preschool, and sickness. Hence, me not being as active and posting for y’all like I should be. I’m back though, and I wanted to talk to you all about what made these last few hectic weeks […]

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Dealing With Sickness on Mother’s Day 

It’s mother’s day weekend as I write this. A day to celebrate all the fantastic women who brought you into this world, or brought your children into this world in my husbands case. Celebrating mother’s day is always a fun affair. Many mother’s will get heartfelt cards, bouquets of flowers, or chocolate covered strawberries(YUM!) Some […]

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Postpartum Weightloss

183 pounds. That was the peak of my weight gain during my second  pregnancy. This was weight I had told myself I wouldn’t gain. This was a weight I had never wanted to be. I was in a panic. I had told myself at the beginning of my pregnancy I told myself I wasn’t going to […]

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