A year ago, I emceed a local women's conference and met some incredible ladies. Ivette García Dávila was among them. Ivette and I bonded instantly when she asked complete strangers if they had a charger for her breast pump (I did not), but I metaphorically fist-bumped her for pumping whilst ... » Learn More about I’m The One Pushing
Parenting, marriage, faith, and funny (with a few rants thrown in for good measure).
Hey, know what's bittersweet? Watching a baby turn into a toddler who can no longer be wrapped in blankets like a sweet little burrito, who then refuses to wear a bib because she now realizes no one else at the table is wearing a bib and she'll be damned if you're forcing a bib around her neck ... » Learn More about Bye-Bye Bibs & Blankets
Walking down the aisle on my Dad's arm, en route to my would-be husband, I was sweating. It wasn't the muggy July air, the church's ancient air conditioner, or my 40-pound dress. It was the anxiety of ALL EYES ON ME. Everyone was staring at me, you guys, and it freaked me out! Granted, they were ... » Learn More about Stop Looking At Me, Swan
10 years, 521 weeks, 3,650 days. A decade. I'm not sure what a decade of marriage looks like anywhere else, but around here, it looks a lot like three kids and two dogs a strict family budget ohmygod relax dinnertime trivia an obsessively landscaped lawn dog hair all over the ... » Learn More about This is What a Decade of Us Looks Like
Soaking in the tub, timing contractions, my enormous belly an island jutting out of the water. I loved every day of my pregnancy, and even though it's selfish, I admit it was sad seeing it come to an end because that meant I had to share you. Later, sitting backwards on a chair in the living ... » Learn More about I blinked & you turned 7