My Earliest Lessons in Motherhood | Happy Mother’s Day

Today marks my second mother’s day as a mama to Ev, but in a special way it still feels like a first for me. This time last year, my boy was just a few weeks old and I my mind was foggy from those early days as a mom. I remember it almost felt strange celebrating mother’s day then, because I hadn’t really settled into my new role yet. This…. Read more

Postpartum Workout Series | Body After Baby

I am now one year into motherhood — (how does time pass so quickly?!) — and finally back into my normal workout routine. My postpartum workout journey was truly that — a journey — that required a lot of patience on my part to allow my body to heal and recharge. I remember feeling really eager to jump back into workouts as soon as my doctor gave me the green light, but I quickly…. Read more

My Mama Must-Haves | Traveling Baby

I get some serious panic feels while trying to leave the house with Ev somedays. Babies require SO. MUCH. STUFF. Do I have milk? Pacifiers? Backup pacifiers (god forbid I cannot find the paci). Chewing toys? Noise machine? The stroller?? OMG did I pack diapers??? And what about when he has a meltdown in the backseat?? Are you panicked yet?  A traveling baby requires us mamas to plan ahead and be super…. Read more

Dear Baby | A Letter to My Boy Six Months In

Dear Baby, Here I am, six months in, staring at you. Your eyes find mine, and that toothless smile of yours starts to stretch wide. You have arm rolls and a round belly and a head full of hair. Some days you look a lot like me. But on most days, you look just like your daddy.  I kind of feel like we’re best friends now. We spend a lot…. Read more

A Letter to my Future Baby

For months now, I’ve been collecting thoughts to share with my growing baby. Every ultrasound, every belly kick, and every ache and pain beautifully reminds me of this little human my body is creating. I find myself sitting up at night, writing down love notes and life lessons I want the baby to know. My thoughts had been scattered everywhere — on ripped notepads all over the house, and in…. Read more