Category: From the Heart

What Does Fatherhood Look Like?

It is 2017. This question can mean ANYTHING now. There are many experiences out there and many opinions on Fatherhood. But one thing is for sure is that Fatherhood can look like this. How do you have this? I can share more about that in another post. Here is a little peek into what Fatherhood looks like in no particular order… You…

Reflections While Nursing a Toddler

Breastfeeding is an amazing journey full of cuddles, giggles, baby hair sniffing, pain, exhaustion, sacrifice, and pride. As I start to lean towards the weaning process it makes me both happy and sad. I want my body back yet I enjoy the closeness we share. I want my space back yet I love the look he gives me. I want…

Dear Baby Boy: You’re Not Growing Up

As I look down at your light, dirty blonde/copper hair, you’re nursing. I feel your whole 20 pounds of love on me and the warmth of your skin on my arms. I smell your sweet baby scent, the one that is slowly fading away. Your hand is grasping my hand as you nurse and occasionally stop and smile at me…

A Walk in the Park at 7 Months Old

Our park adventures have been very peaceful and memorable. I love that Liam likes to explore the grass and does very well in the stroller on the way to and from the park. Liam usually falls asleep on the way back. I cherish these moments and love every second of them!

First Night Without Liam

Christopher, Ben, Tammy, and I decided that we wanted to go out for dinner. They asked me if it was okay if my parents would watch him so all four of us could go out by ourselves without kids before Aria comes. Great idea. Except….it was a nerve wracking thought! I was not prepared for that! All I could think…

Fussy Baby Mental Development

For the past week Liam has been very cranky and fussy. He has his usual happy moments but are less than normal. It can be very hard to deal with that because he demands attention and sometimes we don’t know how to cheer him up. And we were use to such a happy baby! I have this amazing app called…

Facebook Ruins Lives

  Well, I guess the title is a bit dramatic. I do feel that Facebook does to a point ruin lives. Why? I think if you really know yourself then you know why it can ruin your life. Here’s why: Facebook started in the early two thousands. It was meant for college students to keep in contact with people. It…