Category Archives: being a mom

Miles Apollo’s Tomorrowland 1st Birthday!

I honestly cannot believe that my baby boy is turning 1 tomorrow! This past year has been so cRazYbusy that somehow, it just slipped right through my finger tips! We celebrated his big milestone birthday just yesterday and once again, we had Linsey from Lux Events & Designs help us bring our theme to life […]

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Progress Over Perfection – Part 1

Before I became pregnant with Miles, my last documented weight on my medical record was 121 pounds in April of 2013.  It was the slimmest I had been since working out for my wedding back in 2007. But last year’s weight was all due to running, not strength training. So in essence, I was skinny, […]

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Behind the Names: Our Gems and Our Light

When it came to choosing names for each one our kids, Ron and I wanted unique, traditionally spelled names that had meaning. Literally, each name was pretty much chosen on the day of (or day after) birth. I get asked quite often why we chose the names we did, so here’s a little insight on […]

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The Transition to 3

I have always wanted 3 kids.  There was no reason behind it.. THREE just felt like the perfect number. And I wanted my kids to all be close in age, with no more than a two year age gap. But I knew that having 3 — whose ages would be 3 and under — would […]

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Expecting Baby # 3

I can’t believe how fast time is flying. I meant to write some sort of reflection a lot sooner… when I was 30 weeks and just getting into the last “quarter” (yep… the last 10 weeks) of this pregnancy. Now I’m 38+ weeks and just about a few days to a few weeks away from […]

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