I hope I remember what it meant to be a mom to young kids

I hope I remember what it meant to be a mom to young kids

I'm raising two boys. I won't have the mother-daughter relationship that so many women wish for, and I'm okay with that. I'm a boy mom through and through, and my life doesn't feel less fulfilled because I don't have a daughter. But there will be some things that just won't resonate with my sons, such [...]

3 things I’ve learned about mothering a baby and a toddler

Welcoming our second child certainly brought a shift in our family dynamic. My almost-three-year old was no longer the only child, and soon realized there was a new kid in town stealing some of mom's and dad's attention. We let our second baby's sex stay a mystery until delivery day, and were over the moon [...]

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 [...]

Guest Post – Ben’s Adventures!

This special guest post, titled For The Educators, was republished with the author's permission from her site, Ben's Adventures. Benjamin Robert Gerlach loved being outside with the sun in his face and the wind in his hair. He was a triplet, brother, son, friend, student and church-goer. He was also a young boy living with [...]

Unpopular opinion: I secretly love gender reveal parties

Unpopular opinion: I secretly love gender reveal parties

In our land of excess and social media attention, baby gender reveals have become a thing. Expecting couples plan a celebration to make an announcement of their baby's sex. Family and friends gather to watch the couple cut into a cake, leaning nervously forward to get a glimpse of either pink or blue. Or they [...]