Treasuring Our Mommy & Me Photo Session

This Mommy and Me riverfront photo shoot was a special opportunity and something I am sure I will always hold dear to my heart. My daughter is two and a half years old now, and time seems to be going by faster every day!

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Sometimes you just need to get away to remind yourself how lucky you are

I am sure you have heard a million people tell you that parenting is hard, and it is. But the truth is, sometimes life itself is hard, no assistance needed. I am sure that no one reading this has a perfect life, and Im not the only one that has ran into times where life …

Scary Mom Experience – Our Run-In With Reactive Airway Disease 

Reactive Airway Disease... what is it? If your baby is suffering from breathing problems, you may have heard the term "reactive airway disease" before. It basically means that your child's airways are delicate and breathing can be affected by many things such as cold weather and illness, and they may or may not have asthma. Asthma is not diagnosed until at least age two... something I did not know! This story is about our run-in with reactive airway disease that landed us in the hospital, and the amazing care we received from Children's Hospital in Seattle.

Ladies – It’s Time to Quit Bottle Shaming

Breastfeeding is HARD. Who ever let us believe it is easy? This post tells my struggles with breastfeeding, which are normal to have. I was not prepared. A lactation consultant was not able to help us. I eventually switched to exclusively pumping (EP'ing), and then formula when my milk ultimately dried up. Thank goodness someone invented formula so that little babies survive when they have no breast milk to drink! It is time to stop bottle shaming women who are not able to breastfeed.