2016 was a year full of growing pains. I can’t say I hated it — it brought our sweet, sweet boy, a fun trip to Disneyland, and many wonderful memories with our growing girl. I started school again and became a full time SAHM, both of which came with their own challenges but are undoubtedly… Continue reading New Years Resolutions + A Must Try Apple Pie
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I am one of those super photo-obsessed people who wishes I could document every minute of my life with an Instagram perfect picture. There’s just something about looking at photographs that makes me feel grounded and brings me back so clearly to the moment when the photo was taken. If we could afford it, I… Continue reading Our Christmas Mini Session with Stephanie Ratto Photography
I’m sitting here holding my tiny precious boy, a little blown away by the fact that he’s already been in my arms for a full week. Although I had no doubt, this one week has already made up for the nine months of hell we went through. One week of the sweetest blue-eyed stare, one… Continue reading Birth Story of Pippin Oliver James + Some Post-Partum Essentials
Dear, dear friends. This isn’t it. This isn’t the end. I see so many of you hurting and scared, and I know I will never be able to fully understand how you’re feeling because I am a white, middle class, heterosexual, married citizen. But I will listen. I will hear you and I will stand… Continue reading This Isn’t The End
It’s been a few months since I’ve written, about as long as it’s been since we got the exciting news that our second baby was growing in my belly. I’ve kept an active social media presence and documented the highlights of the last seven months, but the truth is, it’s been brutal. It’s taken me… Continue reading The Taboo of A Hard Pregnancy
Hi, it’s me, B. Mom, wife, author of this blog, and very, very, very human. Typically when I sit down to write, it’s because I want to share an exciting moment, a positive experience, or a perspective on an issue at hand. But sometimes, none of those things come to mind. Some days, like today,… Continue reading Reasons I Cried Today