Losing “Z”

    Last week was rough. We had our first foster child leave. It was super sudden and very abrupt. We had been fostering this little guy since he was 3 months old, since last July.  He was our very first call. When we got the call it was the middle of the night. TheyContinue reading “Losing “Z””

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Becoming Foster Mom

Today I am writing to you a little under the weather… The hard part about being a mom is you rarely get days off. Like both of the kids are sick right now, and I am too. My husband had to go to work today, so guess who’s left to care for the kids? Yep,Continue reading “Becoming Foster Mom”

Mommy Struggles: Living Up To Our Mother’s Expectations

My house is a mess. It seems that I clean up one room and the next gets messy. Then magically, while the house is getting dirty, a mountainous pile of laundry has appeared out of thin air. It’s a never ending battle! Yet, week after week, while still working on my shops Blu-83 Vintage andContinue reading “Mommy Struggles: Living Up To Our Mother’s Expectations”

Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month

October is Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month. More specifically recognized on October 15. This is a subject I know all too well, unfortunately. My husband and I have 5 angel babies, 4 miscarriages and one stillborn son. Loss is a odd thing. People will say all kinds of things that are supposed to beContinue reading “Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month”

Nervous Mama

Many of us are preparing for our children to go back to school. I think even some are back to school already. Some of us have babies going to school for the first time… That’s me! My little guy will only be in pre-school this year, but he’s super-duper excited! Me………I’m getting there. I knewContinue reading “Nervous Mama”

The Up’s & Down’s Of Being A Stay-At-Home Mom

  First off let me say that my journey to motherhood was to say the least a rough one. I will save the details for a later post but in short we had several losses (3 to be exact) before we had our son RJ. I went into labor with him at 34 weeks andContinue reading “The Up’s & Down’s Of Being A Stay-At-Home Mom”