One Year Later

What a year it’s been. Since last April, I’ve recovered from a c-section, evacuated from a hurricane, been displaced for a month, moved to the other side of my job from where we were, seen my husband lose his job and then take on the astronomical role of house spouse while he’s hunting for work,…

PPD 411

Postpartum depression. It’s real. It’s debilitating. It’s scary. But it’s really common. Anywhere from 11 to 20% of all women in the United States alone experience postpartum depression symptoms, though many don’t get the help they need. I was lucky. I knew what to look for, knew it was probably coming, and got help immediately….

Baby O’s Arrival

Just over six weeks ago, I gave birth to my amazing baby girl. I know everybody’s birth experience is different, but I want to share mine–not because something went wrong or I have this horror story to tell, ┬ábut because it’s my story and it’s something I feel people might want to know. This pregnancy…

Making Decor and Miracles

The past few months have been filled with interesting developments, new experiences, and more blessings than I could possibly deserve. I know back in November I swore to post more often, but life catches up with you in the most unusual ways and time passes too swiftly. Being pregnant is draining. Yes, it’s glorious and…