Loving the Body You Are In

Why are we so hard on ourselves? Just one day after having my third baby, I heard news that Duchess Kate had also given birth to her third. It didn’t take long for me to find myself in the hospital bed, in mesh underwear after a six hour labor, already being critical of myself.  I…

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Let’s Catch Up!

It has been so long since I’ve had a chance to sit down and write!  At the end of my second trimester, I was so exhausted that I didn’t have the energy to do much of anything, much less blog.  It’s always around that time in my pregnancies where I hit the wall: none of…

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A New Beginning…

Today is the day! I’ve had it on my heart to continue writing my blog for a long time now, as I’ve felt God calling me to go even deeper with my writing in hopes of reaching anyone looking to draw closer to the Lord and his Church. It’s amazing what God can do in His…

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My Top 5 Favorite Podcasts

I’ve been into podcasts for a couple of years now.  My obsession started a ways back when I discovered that I could listen to Father Mike Schmitz on my old android through his website.  I always loved his youtube videos, and finding out I had access to his homilies directly on my phone was a…

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Musings of a 30 year old.

Ever since I can remember, 30 has been the year I’ve looked up to with starry-eyes.  For some reason, I’ve always said that thirty would be “my year.”  I don’t really know where these dreams came from, but anyone who knows me knows I’ve looked forward to this year as much as (or more than)…

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What I Read: Quarterly Review

I didn’t get much reading done from August through November.  The beginning of my pregnancy this time around was particularly rough, and the idea of merely finding the remote while I was plastered to the couch–let alone crack open a book–proved to be incredibly taxing.  However, what little I was able to read I really…

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2017: A Year in Review

I was just telling Joe how big of a year 2017 was for me, and he reminded me that, really, with our little family, every year brings forth a lot of wonderful and exciting things.  It’s funny looking back at my “best nine of 2017” from instagram, most of the photos are of our family…

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