I always knew I wanted to have children someday, but I was never in a hurry to get married and start a family. I went to a Christian university where a lot of the girls wanted to get their “ring by Spring,” meaning they wanted to be engaged before graduation. I was not one of…… Continue reading On Becoming MOM // 5 observations
Hi! New mom here 👋 I gave birth to my son on February 1st of this year, almost 4 months ago! I tried to stay active throughout my pregnancy because I knew it would help with labor and delivery and also because I didn’t want to gain an excessive amount of weight. I didn’t eat the…… Continue reading My Fitness Journey
Dictonary.com defines ‘joy’ as follows: the emotion of great delight or happiness caused by something exceptionally good or satisfying; keen pleasure; elation: She felt the joy of seeing her son’s success. What brings you joy, or ‘great delight?’ For me, it can be a few quiet moments with a cup of hot coffee while my son is content on his playmat or napping, hearing my little boy’s laughter, all the laundry folded and put away, a sink empty…… Continue reading Joy
Hey all! I thought I would do a post featuring some of my favorite products that I use pretty much on a daily basis. There are many other products that I love, but these are what I am currently using. Arbonne’s RE9 Anti-aging skincare line I’ve struggled to find the right skincare products for most…… Continue reading Current faves // Bath & Body products I use daily
My mom lost her battle with breast cancer 3 years ago, just 6 days before my 26th birthday. It feels like an eternity since the last time I saw her. I remember the days after she passed away I wanted time to stop, because I didn’t want more days to come between the last time I…… Continue reading Thoughts about losing my mother.
OK, OK, so I know it’s still early September and Fall doesn’t officially start until the end of September, but college football kicked off this weekend, most kids have already gone back to school, and pumpkin spice drinks are back in our favorite coffee shops! Labor Day weekend is considered the last hurrah of summer for…… Continue reading Happy Fall, Y’all!
Prayer is an area in my life that I could always work on. I am someone who multi-tasks as I pray. I usually pray while I’m taking a shower, while I’m driving to or from work, or while I’m exercising. My husband and I pray before most meals and sometimes I spend time praying in bed…… Continue reading Let’s talk about prayer