motherhood

Little BIG Moments

We are close to hitting 2 months since our little lady Lillah was born.  It being my fourth time around, I know how fast this all goes. That freshly born newborn scent is a thing of the past and she’s already changed so much.  She’s also officially outgrown her newborn diapers.  Both disposable and cloth.  […]

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Top 5 Baby Product Must Haves

As a mom of four and someone who has been doing this mom thing since 2011, I have learned some things that I consider a must have.  They’ve worked for us and I couldn’t imagine doing mom life with out them. If you’re a mom you know that every year, if not every 6 months, […]

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motherhood

Let Me Introduce to You…

Lillah Shalom Hock. June 2, 2018 @ 12:45 am 9.2 lbs.   I know it’s been really quiet over here.  Normally I would apologize but I won’t this time. We have been soaking up our newest family member.  As well as, adjusting to being now a family of six.  (I am still grasping at the […]

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Lifestyle

Dating Your Spouse

For Kyle and I, we find dating each other so very important.  Even after going on 14 years of marriage and in the midst of raising multiple little ones. Of course, that looks different in certain seasons but regardless, making time that is just Kyle and I, is much needed. Having kids can make it […]

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Top 6 Summer Essentials for the Car

Memorial Day just passed which means it’s officially summer!  Well, I guess technically summer season doesn’t happen until later in June but it’s summer for us. The heat is back with it’s full force.  Which means lots of water play so far, ice cream nights and picnics at the park.  Some of those done spontaneously.  […]

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Pregnancy

Home Birth Must-Haves

I am nearing the very end of this pregnancy. Can you believe it?? We officially have everything needed for the birth so we welcome baby to come whenever he or she is ready. 😉 This will be my third home birth and I’ve come to learn what is essential to me personally. So, while I’m […]

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Pregnancy

Mother Blessing vs Baby Shower

This past weekend, my two older sisters threw me a Mother Blessing, (more commonly known as a Blessingway). (If you’ve never heard of this ceremony ,HERE is a great article explaining more about it.) Within my own circle of expecting mama friends, we have been practicing this particular ceremony for the last few years verses […]

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Lifestyle

The Imperfect Lovely Life

If you’ve been a faithful follower, (first off, thank you!), you might have noticed a name change.  Or maybe you haven’t.  That’s okay too. Either way, I am so excited that I have finally made the decision to chase my dream, (with the help of my husband’s encouragement and perhaps a gentle shove here and […]

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Lifestyle

Celebrating Our First Born

Our dear Anna. This sweet, spunky and loving girl is 7 now! The girl who made us parents for the first time.  Our beautiful firstborn. I can remember 7 years ago this day, I had a weird feeling that I would be meeting her that day.  Kyle and I even packed our hospital bags the night […]

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A Letter to my Two Year Old

My dear Harper Joy. I can’t believe it has been two years.  Two years since you made your mad dash into daddy’s arms, followed into mine and revealed to us who you are.  Our little girl.  Our Harper Joy.   You were our third blessing to make us parents.  We waited to find out what gender […]

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