Hubby Byren and I recently celebrated our five year anniversary with a romantic night away, from well, everything. In light of the celebration, I got to thinking how far we have come in this time (although we’ve been together for seven years in total). It’s been nothing short of a rollercoaster ride, I kid you… Continue reading Things I’ve Learned in Five Years of Marriage
Having a baby is a life changing decision. As with every major decision in life, it shouldn't be taken lightly. Bringing a baby into the world is a lifelong commitment and once you're on your way, there's no turning back. It's also not the type of decision that is made from having one discussion with… Continue reading So… Are You Ready for a Baby?
Today has been a day of mixed emotions. Relief from finally having answers and anger from the answers we got. We took Monster to a Play Therapist this morning. As he isn’t good with new people and environments, I was worried about how he would manage the session without looking for us or trying to… Continue reading Today, We are Grateful..
In honor of Byren and I starting our relationship today, seven years ago, I wanted to share some of views on love. I was recently chatting to friends of mine who celebrated their 14th wedding anniversary in September. I’ve known them for a few years now but we never got around to talking about how… Continue reading Why I Don’t Believe in Love at First Sight
Why do we often find ourselves settling for mediocre? Is it because we don’t believe there is anything better than we receive? Or do we believe we’re not worthy of more? I’ve been reflecting back on the last five years of our lives. Thinking back to situations where we just settled for what was given… Continue reading We’re Not Meant to Live a Mediocre Life
So we're at the end of another year, and once again, a year I don't want (or need) to repeat. If 2015 wasn't bad enough, enter 2016 and it's like the story just continues. Were there good moments to look back on? Sure, but once again, there were a little more on the bad side.… Continue reading 2016 in Review
When our Monster was born, I could also feel the changes that a new baby brought into our lives. Gone were the spontaneous outings, the sleeping in weekends, the going out till morning hours.At the end of the day, besides all the things we gave up, I felt like I had a good handle on… Continue reading Things that Change When You have Two Kids