It’s a girl!

Happy New Year! Wow, I realize it’s been a very long time since I’ve written a blog post. A lot has happened since my last post – most importantly, I had another baby! We kept the gender a surprise until the birth, and we were so happy to find out the baby was a...

Baby #2

I’m excited to finally share with you that I’m pregnant with my second child! My husband and I couldn’t be more thrilled, and I think our son is pretty happy too. He likes to kiss my belly and say “hi” to the baby. Occasionally he will even hug my...
Weekends

Weekends

When did weekends become as busy and stressful as weekdays? I used to have fun adventures on weekends. Now I spend weekends running around, doing errands and barely finding a free minute to relax. When I was a newlywed, weekends were spent doing yard work (it was...
Reflections on Mother’s Day

Reflections on Mother’s Day

Today, on my second Mother’s Day I am reflecting on my path to motherhood and my almost two years as a mother. I have enjoyed being a mother more than I ever imagined I would, and although there are days where I feel exhausted, worn down and completely beat by a less...

Surviving lack of sleep

Will I ever get caught up on sleep? I’m starting to think it’s just something we have to deal with as working moms. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a lucky one. My son sleeps 12 hours most nights. But I don’t get anywhere near that. The time...

Traveling with a toddler

My husband and I love to travel, which is a good fit for our jobs as engineers in the oil & gas industry because we’ve had to move every three years so far in our careers. We like to travel as often as we can and set aside money from our paychecks to our travel...

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