The Reason I’ve Pledged to Ditch Alcohol

With all that is going on in my life and feeling like I'm running ragged all the time, I decided to become more accountable about what I put in my body. My whole life I've been conscious of food and enjoy exercising, but I have really struggled since having my second baby. Lack of time [...]

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To the anxious mom, you are not invisible

*This article originally appeared on Her View From Home. I’ve seen you. I’ve seen you desperately cling to your baby while leaving him with a sitter for the first time. I’ve seen the glare on your face from your cell phone while mindlessly scrolling through Facebook, desperate for sleep to come. I’ve seen you fire [...]

When a scheduled birth doesn’t go according to plan

*This is an excerpt from my book, Sugar Free Mom-to-Be, about my pregnancy with type 1 diabetes. It wasn't until the birth of my second son that I realized how truly spontaneous the birth of a baby is. Do things ever goes as planned? Just like my pregnancies, I had two very different births. Because [...]

Babies, Boobs, and Mental Health

Babies, Boobs, and Mental Health

My baby isn't so much a baby anymore, and I don't know if I want to jump with joy or curl into a ball and cry. He just turned 11 months and took his first steps the other day. Where has the time gone? And why is he so hell bent on becoming a "toddler" [...]

My Book: Pregnancy with Type 1 Diabetes

My Book: Pregnancy with Type 1 Diabetes

The first time I found out I was pregnant four years ago, I was hungry for information about a type 1 diabetic pregnancy. So I took to the internet. Shockingly, I found next to nothing about type 1 diabetic women's personal experiences with pregnancy. Everything I found was very clinical, and not what I was [...]